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Tension at Manchester United spills over to the VIP box

United were held to a 3-3 draw at Sheffield United on Sunday. A heated discussion between Sir Alex Ferguson and vice-president Ed Woodward was caught on camera.

Tension at Manchester United spills over to the VIP box

Things are not well at Manchester United. Yesterday, the team were held to a 3-3 draw at Sheffield United - a result which leaves Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team ninth in the Premier League table and a eye-watering 20 points behind leaders Liverpool. Tensions boiled over in the VIP box at Bramall Lane and it was all caught on camera.

Sir Alex Ferguson was seen embroiled in a heated discussion with vice-president Ed Woodward. According to reports in the UK press, in a raised voice, the former United manager voiced criticism of how the team was being managed. 

United fans turn on Woodward

The images were captured by television cameras and broadcast when the match was shown later on Sunday provoking a multitude of comments on social media. United fans have sided with Ferguson. "Woodward Out!", "Rule number 1 of the club - don't disappoint Sir Alex Ferguson". 

United are suffering the worst crisis since the team was relegated in the mid-70s. They failed to qualify for the Champions League last season and could struggle to make the top four again this season. They trail fourth-placed Chelsea by nine points...