Early Doors

Overreaction Theatre: Do the honourable thing, Moyes!

Rather predictably, David Moyes was in the firing line this weekend as Manchester United suffered back-to-back home league defeats for the first time since 2002.

Given United are now 13 points off leaders Arsenal and sitting as low as ninth, you can forgive supporters for feeling angry, hurt and disillusioned.

But this is the club which stuck with Sir Alex Ferguson despite his poor start to life at Old Trafford and in the summer they showed their faith in Moyes when appointing him on a six-year deal.

It is inconceivable that United will sack him now. Still, that did not stop supporters from demanding his head.

This fan took things to an extreme.

And there were no shortage of fans calling on the Manchester United manager to put them out of their misery.

Of course, loudmouth Piers Morgan couldn't help but stick his oar in...

And Paddy Power's official account had a laugh at his expense too...

Celebrity Spurs fan Lord Sugar is, like Morgan, notoriously prolific and inconsistent on Twitter, and his wildly fluctuating opinions made for entertaining reading as Tottenham edged past Sunderland 2-1. Jermain Defoe was on the receiving end of a particularly swift U-turn.

And when Match of the Day confirmed that Stoke's dramatic 3-2 win over Chelsea would be opening the show, one of Rodney Marsh's tweets from November started doing the rounds...

In fairness to the former QPR and Manchester City striker he didn't back down on his promise...