Hull City beat fellow Yorkshire side Sheffield United on Friday at the KCOM Stadium courtesy of a second-half goal from Nouha Dicko.
The Tigers earned a valuable three points in a game overshadowed by their fans protesting against their owners, the Allams. They took part in a protest march before the game, threw yellow stress balls onto the pitch and blew whistles throughout the game.
You can’t blame the Hull fans for protesting due to their poor treatment by the Allams. However, many Sheffield United fans were furious that the protests disrupted the game. Here are how some Blades fans reacted to the Hull City fans’ protests on twitter-
— Brooks (@sportseighty) February 23, 2018
— leon wobschall (@LeonWobYP) February 23, 2018
— Andrew Collins (@VancouverBlade) February 23, 2018
Just back. Some thoughts. Blackman & at times Baldock & Sharp apart, everyone was off it. Hull deserved it. But we made them look good. Their fans forgot to protest when they were winning. It wasn’t worth travelling over 1000 miles for* #sufc
*i was flying back today whatever
— Jamie Fletcher (@FletchRadio) February 23, 2018
— Nigel Adderley (@nadderley) February 23, 2018
At least both sets of fans re-united in support of Ryan Mason, who was forced to retire last week at the age of just 26-
— Danny Hall (@dannyhall04) February 23, 2018