Billy Sharp welcomes Caolan Lavery to Sheffield United - and pokes fun at city neighbours Wednesday - after 4-0 win over Swindon

Caolan Lavery is overjoyed after scoring his first Sheffield United goal
Caolan Lavery is overjoyed after scoring his first Sheffield United goal

Caolan Lavery opened his goals account for Sheffield United in their 4-0 victory over Swindon at Bramall Lane this afternoon.

And Blades skipper Billy Sharp was on hand to congratulate the Canadian-born striker, with a cheeky tweet referencing Lavery's move across the Steel City from rivals Wednesday.

Sharp, a boyhood Blades fan, wrote on Twitter: "Buzzing for you @clavery13. You are no longer a pig... you're officially a Blade."

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Predictably, the tweet went down equally as well with Unitedites as it did badly amongst Wednesday fans. Lavery was released by Wednesday in the summer, before joining United after a fee was agreed for his services.

Lavery later tweeted himself: "Happy to get my first goal for SUFC! Wasn't the cleanest of strikes but I'll take it! Big well done to the lads and MOTM Mark Duffy."

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