Betfair catching the Paddy Power bug with a dig at the interim Manchester United Manager, Ryan Giggs. Meanwhile, the masters of fun and gimmickry still haven’t finished with their toying of David Moyes.
The cheekiness of Paddy Power seems to be contagious and it’s Betfair who has caught the bug.
Once again it’s Manchester United who are the butt of the jokes and this time Ryan Giggs takes center stage.
The loyal servant of the club received a rapturous reception from the Old Trafford faithful, in his first game in charge as interim manager, as a Betfair hire van stood outside the ground bearing a advertising hoarding that read.
Keep it in the Family: 20/1 Next Permanent Manager
— FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) April 26, 2014
For the uneducated amongst you, the advert was a clear dig at the Welshman’s alleged eight-year affair with his brother’s wife, which first became tabloid news back in 2011.
Giggs’ United hammered Norwich 4 – 0.
Paddy Power Throw Some More Muck at David Moyes
Not to be outdone, Paddy Power continued their humorous assault of the beleaguered David Moyes.
We have seen the ‘Break in Case of Emergency’ waxwork of Sir Alex Ferguson, the Goodison Park Grim Reaper, and the hammering doesn’t stop now that Moyes has been given his marching orders.
Instead, the Irish bookmakers took over a giant media wall in Liverpool City Center to showcase a banner that read.
AGENT MOYES: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED
Unfortunately, the piss-take didn’t inspire the Liverpool team, who went on to lose to Chelsea 2 -0 at Anfield to pass control of the Premier league title race to Manchester City.