Aston Villa's brilliant response to Virgin Trains tweet mocking Roberto Di Matteo's sacking
Aston Villa have responded in style to a tweet mocking them from Virgin Trains.
Villa sacked manager Roberto Di Matteo yesterday after just eleven games of the season and 124 days in charge with the club 19th in the Championship.
This means they have now changed boss four times since Tim Sherwood departed the club just under 12 months ago.
A stat that someone working at Virgin Trains seemed to notice.
The rail suppliers' Twitter account decided to jump on the social media bandwagon and fire the first shot, mocking Villa with this tweet of an empty train carriage.
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