Football’s Funniest Banners
After Newcastle fans fabulous banner at Swansea City yesterday, we have a look at some other funny football banners down the years.
Old Lady Pokes Fun at Old Lady:
Juventus fans unfurled this banner at a 2005 clash with Liverpool, highlighting both their opponent’s perceived playing style and the less than radiant beauty of Britain’s future Queen.
United Fans Beef with Keegan:
At the height of the Mad Cow Disease outbreak, United fans linked Kevin Keegan’s increasingly erratic behaviour as Newcastle United boss at the time with his meat consumption.
Ireland fans displayed this little beauty at Euro 2012, noting that even Germany’s tyrannical measures on the Irish economy wouldn’t stop them from enjoying their first major tournament in a decade.
Manchester United fans seem to keep plane banner companies in business, and they’d no hesitation in trolling Liverpool’s captain after his slip-up against Chelsea last season all but ended The Reds’ title hopes.
England fans see the funny side of arriving at the recent World Cup for a match against Costa Rica – when their side had already been eliminated.
When in Rome:
Italian fans are slightly more poetic – this Roma banner, aimed at rivals Lazio, roughly translates as “You are like the clouds, if only you would f*@k off, it would be a beautiful day”.
Skrtel the Issue:
Liverpool fans display their famous sense of humour with this tribute to their no-nonsense Slovak defender.
Gunner Sign Him:
Arsenal fans poke fun at their transfer failings with this little gem.