Howard Webb was constantly criticised for his supposed favouring of Manchester United…
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The retirement of long-serving Premier League referee Howard Webb has brought with it a hilarious online reaction, especially from Manchester United fans.
Webb, 43, established himself as one of the countries leading referee’s over the course of a 25-year career, with the highlight of his time in the game coming in 2010, when he officiated the World Cup Final between Spain and the Netherlands.
Here are some of the best reactions:
Howard Webb has retired from refereeing to spend more time with his family. pic.twitter.com/URiLLgqRfi
— Not Match of the Day (@NOT_MOTD) August 6, 2014
Man Utdfans call for Louis van Gaalto be sacked after he refused to renew referee Howard Webb's contract. pic.twitter.com/eO42fkcF3b
— Mersey Reds (@MerseyReds1) August 6, 2014
— Football__Tweet(@Football__Tweet) August 6, 2014
Howard Webb https://t.co/y7XUm4oUMO
— Football Vines (@FootballVines) August 6, 2014
Many Manchester United legends have retired recently: Gary Neville Paul Scholes Alex Ferguson Ryan Giggs Howard Webb
— Jay Riley (@Jay_78_) August 6, 2014