MANCHESTER United’s catering failed to score with BT Sport presenter Jake Humphrey this weekend 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.”
17 Jake Humphrey cried foul over the meal he was served at Old Trafford during the Red Devils’ clash with Southampton Credit: 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
17 Fans of this South London side can tuck into this tasty-looking Greek-inspired kebab Credit: FOOTY SCRAN/ Braintree Town
Monster burger, £5.50
17 The non-league Essex club should be top of the scran-pionship – thanks to its double pattie, bacon, onion and melted cheese Credit: FOOTY SCRAN/ Birmingham City
Cheesy chips, £4
17 Fans get a real Brum deal at the Championship club – this portion of pricey chips with a slice of plastic cheese is a relegation candidate Credit: Twitter Hull City
Hot Dog, £5.50
17 This mean chilli-dog, with juicy jalapenos in a home-baked crusty roll gives the Championship side’s long-suffering fans one Hull-uva kick Credit: FOOTY SCRAN/ Man City Women
Pie and potato wedges, £5
17 The club need to crust do better than this bite-size pie with five anaemic-looking potato wedges and gravy Credit: FOOTY SCRAN/ Weymouth
Cheesy chips, £3.50
17 When it comes to a portion of cheesy chips this is the Wey to go Credit: FOOTY SCRAN FC United of Manchester
Steak pie, peas and gravy with a pint, £6.40
17 This Manc-y pitchside pie looks like it’s drowning in peas and gravy Credit: FOOTY SCRAN Rochdale
Chicken Tandoori pie, £2.50
17 This messy pie maybe cheap, but it won’t curry favour with fans of the League Two outfit Credit: FOOTY SCRAN Reading
Chinese box, £10
17 The Royals serve up a half-time feast fit for a Queen with its great value Chinese selection box Credit: FOOTY SCRAN Tottenham Hotspur
Salmon and noodles with a pint
17 There’s something fishy going on with the North London side’s hospitality – this paltry portion is barely enough to feed a child Credit: FOOTY SCRAN Merthyr Town FC
Sausages, chips and curry sauce in a cob, £4.50
17 The semi-pro South Wales club has taken the chip butty to a whole new dimension of satisfaction Credit: FOOTY SCRAN St Albans FC
17 A cheeseburger that was bought by a punter at the Hertfordshire club left quite a lot to be desired – including half its bun Credit: FOOTY SCRAN West Bromwich
Pizza slice, £4
17 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 by Credit: FOOTY SCRAN Nairn County FC
Good Pie In A Roll, £2.50
17 Known as a Wigan kebab – though the club is in the Scottish Highlands – the meat pie in a barm cake is a bargain at £2.50 Credit: FOOTY SCRAN Boreham Wood
Double cheeseburger in a hot dog roll, £5
17 The Hertfordshire club’s Boreham burger offers two patties for the price of one – net result! Credit: FOOTY SCRAN Chelsea
WORST – Hot dog, £5.90
17 A fan was left with the blues after shelling out nearly six quid and getting this weeny wiener which was dwarfed by the roll Credit: FOOTY SCRAN