MU are ya? Official Manchester United channel in epic teamsheet fail

MU are ya? Official Manchester United channel in epic teamsheet fail


Wholesale changes are expected this season as Dutch enforcer Louis van Gaal brutally remodels Manchester United – but surely the new gaffer isn't going to make his players swap faces.

That was the nightmare scenario foreseen this morning by a hilariously inaccurate TV teamsheet for the United v Inter friendly, put up by none other than MUTV, Man U's own channel.

Only Ashley Young and Danny Welbeck emerged with their identities intact, as the in-house propaganda machine merrily confused Anders Lindegaard and David de Gea, replaced the likeness of Luis Antonio Valencia with the quite different mug of Luke Shaw, and lumbered Spanish pretty-boy playmaker Juan Mata with the hairy potato face of Wayne Rooney.

Social media users were quick to spot the error:

Staff at the FedEx Field in Washington, DC joined in with the fun, bafflingly re-labelling their stadium – because United were nominally the home team – as "Old Traddord".

Manchester United won the match on penalties after a 0-0 draw, with the winning kick struck by Darren Fletcher. Or as MUTV know him, Ander Herrera.

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