MANCHESTER United’s catering failed to score with BT Sport presenter Jake Humphrey as he cried foul over the meal he was served at Old Trafford during the Red Devils’ clash with Southampton.
He tweeted: “Scrambled egg and mashed potato. Wow. Thanks for lunch @ManUtd.”
Jake Humphrey cried foul over the meal he was served at Old Trafford during the Red Devils’ clash with SouthamptonCredit: mrjakehumphrey/twitter
But United’s Theatre of Dreams is far from being the only football ground to have received a kicking for its food.
Twitter account @FootyScran is dedicated to finding the nastiest nosh – as well as the nicest – on offer at stadiums across the country.
Lower-league clubs often come up trumps, putting bigger teams to shame, with giant portions and gourmet grub at bargain prices.
Here we reveal the top scorers, as well as the overpriced offerings that deserve to be shown a red card.
BEST – Chicken Gyros, £7
Fans of this South London side can tuck into this tasty-looking Greek-inspired kebabCredit: FOOTY SCRAN/
Monster burger, £5.50
The non-league Essex club should be top of the scran-pionship – thanks to its double pattie, bacon, onion and melted cheeseCredit: FOOTY SCRAN/
Cheesy chips, £4
Fans get a real Brum deal at the Championship club – this portion of pricey chips with a slice of plastic cheese is a relegation candidateCredit: Twitter
Hot Dog, £5.50
This mean chilli-dog, with juicy jalapenos in a home-baked crusty roll gives the Championship side’s long-suffering fans one Hull-uva kickCredit: FOOTY SCRAN/
Man City Women
Pie and potato wedges, £5
The club need to crust do better than this bite-size pie with five anaemic-looking potato wedges and gravyCredit: FOOTY SCRAN/
Cheesy chips, £3.50
When it comes to a portion of cheesy chips this is the Wey to goCredit: FOOTY SCRAN
FC United of Manchester
Steak pie, peas and gravy with a pint, £6.40
This Manc-y pitchside pie looks like it’s drowning in peas and gravyCredit: FOOTY SCRAN
Chicken Tandoori pie, £2.50
This messy pie maybe cheap, but it won’t curry favour with fans of the League Two outfitCredit: FOOTY SCRAN
Chinese box, £10
The Royals serve up a half-time feast fit for a Queen with its great value Chinese selection boxCredit: FOOTY SCRAN
Salmon and noodles with a pint
There’s something fishy going on with the North London side’s hospitality – this paltry portion is barely enough to feed a childCredit: FOOTY SCRAN
Merthyr Town FC
Sausages, chips and curry sauce in a cob, £4.50
The semi-pro South Wales club has taken the chip butty to a whole new dimension of satisfactionCredit: FOOTY SCRAN
St Albans FC
A cheeseburger that was bought by a punter at the Hertfordshire club left quite a lot to be desired – including half its bunCredit: FOOTY SCRAN
Pizza slice, £4
Hungry fans at this Championship club might wish they had stoked up outside the stadium if this measly little dried-up quarter of a pizza is anything to go byCredit: FOOTY SCRAN
Nairn County FC
Good Pie In A Roll, £2.50
Known as a Wigan kebab – though the club is in the Scottish Highlands – the meat pie in a barm cake is a bargain at £2.50Credit: FOOTY SCRAN
Double cheeseburger in a hot dog roll, £5
The Hertfordshire club’s Boreham burger offers two patties for the price of one – net result!Credit: FOOTY SCRAN
WORST – Hot dog, £5.90
A fan was left with the blues after shelling out nearly six quid and getting this weeny wiener which was dwarfed by the rollCredit: FOOTY SCRAN
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