Video: Manchester United fan calls 999 and asks to speak to Sir Alex Ferguson

 A drunken Manchester United supporter dialled 999 to "report a crime" and demanded to speak to Sir Alex Ferguson moments after his team's shock defeat in the league cup.Greater Manchester Police received the emergency call at 10.30pm last night just after the final whistle, when United were knocked out of the Capital One Cup by Sunderland, who won 2-1 on penalties after extra time.

 Read a full transcript of the call below:

Call Handler: Hello, you're through to the police how can i HELP?

FAN: Yeah could I speak to Sir Alex Ferguson please?

CH: Not by dialling the 999 line I'm afraid

FAN: (INAUDIBLE) The result is all wrong. They had extra time and it was a total and utter load of rubbish

CH: Sir, you're actually on the 999 police line. Is there any crime you need to report to the police this evening?

FAN: Yeah a crime. Yeah. I wanna report a crime.

CH: And what crime is that?

FAN: The crime is that Manchester United... Manchester United... were absolutely knackered.

CH: Can I take your name please?


CH: OK, and you're address?


CH: OK, I'm going to clear the line now.

FAN: Well, can you phone me back then? You must have him.

CH: No

FAN: Why not?

CH: Because it's not a police matter.

FAN: Not a police matter... Are you a policewoman?

CH: No I'm not a policewoman, I'm a member of police staff. This is not a 999 matter.

FAN: 999 matter... Oh I see. Right. Ok then.

CH: I'm going to go now. Goodbye.

FAN: Bye bye.

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