Skip to main contentAccess keys helpA-Z index

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
| Help

Last Updated: Tuesday, 28 December, 2004, 09:12 GMT
Pizzagate: The real story
Generic picture of child smelling daffodils
1 of 11
For many years the good Premiership folk of Arsenal and Manchester United had been living side-by-side in perfect harmony
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich
2 of 11
Until one day, a mysterious pair from the village of Chelski hatched a plot to cause trouble
Two witches from Macbeth
3 of 11
The Blues brothers spent weeks of toil and trouble in a bid to sour relations between their Premiership rivals
Giant pizza
4 of 11
Until finally, during a staff meal at Chelski HQ, boss Jose announced: "I have a cunning plan".
TV chef Ainsley Harriott
5 of 11
Chelski's resident chef agreed to 'spice up' a pizza destined for Old Trafford
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger and Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson
6 of 11
All appeared calm on the day of the match between United and Arsenal
Manchester United v Arsenal
7 of 11
But the smell from the 'hot and spicy' was beginning to have a disturbing effect on the players
Food fight
8 of 11
After the final whistle blew, all hell broke loose in the tunnel, with pizza flying about everywhere...
Food fight
9 of 11
... Arsenal's Pires took a dive, while Manchester's Ronaldo rested on a chair after a manic bout of stepovers
Terry Venables
10 of 11
Old Trafford security hired a maverick detective to look into the incident, but he was left perplexed as to what had happened that fateful day
Last of the Summer Wine
11 of 11
A Football Association panel looked into the 'tunnel incident' but found nobody at fault and cleared both parties of 'improper conduct'

E-mail services | Sport on mobiles/PDAs


Back to top

Sport Homepage | Football | Cricket | Rugby Union | Rugby League | Tennis | Golf | Motorsport | Boxing | Athletics | Snooker | Horse Racing | Cycling | Disability Sport | Olympics 2012 | Sport Relief | Other Sport...

BBC Sport Academy >> | BBC News >> | BBC Weather >>
About the BBC | News sources | Privacy & Cookies Policy | Contact us
banner watch listen bbc sport