Twitter user @moyesy inundated after Moyes sacking

A woman who has been mistakenly identified as ex-Manchester United boss David Moyes on Twitter has been inundated with tweets in the run up to his sacking.

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Oh great!! "@crazygooner007 : @moyesy A wrath of abuse is probably on your way from angry Man Utd fans.”

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Sarah Moyes, a publicist from Scotland, has made light of some of the messages she received - even playing along with the suggestion that David Moyes is in fact her father:

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I really wish my "dad" could have waited until my first Press Night at The Playhouse was out the way, before deciding to get himself sacked!

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Man Utd deny Moyes' sacking handled unprofessionally

Manchester United have denied the departure of David Moyes was handled in an unprofessional manner. Richard Bevan of the League Managers Association said it was wrong for newspapers to have reported the news before it was officially announced.