Liverpool were thoroughly beaten by Manchester City in Saturday’s early kickoff as the Blues ran out winners, 5-0. Following the match, Manchester police released a tweet taking a dig at the beaten Reds.
Manchester police’s tweet read: ““We are deploying a number of officers to Eastlands to take 11 reports of assault due to the beating just handed out to Liverpool FC.“ Although cheeky and good fun, the tweet does, in some way, belittle the seriousness of assault and violence.
The tweet received thousands of likes and retweets within minutes, however, it was quickly deleted by the Twitter account after it went live. It was most likely taken down due to being insensitive to victims of assault.
According to the Liverpool ECHO, a Manchester United fan replied to the tweet, writing: “Would you able to send a rescue team to help find Liverpool’s title hope?” GMP’s Twitter account replied with: “As long as we find it before next August as next year will be their year.”
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