One Direction fan under fire for CONGRATULATING Louis Tomlinson on Doncaster Rovers' relegation

Angry Doncaster Rovers fans blasted a One Direction fan who tweeted star supporter Louis Tomlinson - congratulating him on the side's relegation to League Two.

Monday, 9th May 2016, 3:01 pm
Updated Monday, 9th May 2016, 3:06 pm
Louis Tomlinson.

Twitter users sparked a backlash against a user known as 'Emily' after she tweeted the star after a 0-0 draw against Burton Albion confirmed the club's demotion yesterday.

Copying a link to an earlier tweet which read: "DONCASTER ROVERS HAVE BEEN RELEGATED," she tweeted: "no idea what that means but congrats @Louis_Tomlinson!"

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But Emily, whose Twitter handle is @harryizard and whose profile proudly states: "I love football!" was rounded on by upset Doncaster supporters and other Twitter users, blasting her lack of understanding of the beautiful game.

Jack Prentice tweeted: "This is a bad thing and why 1 Direction fans should NOT tweet about football. Stick to screaming at him."

Jack Toulson ‏wrote: "I have lost all faith in humanity."

Matt Murphy tweeted: "What One Direction has done to football..." while Els Fox stormed: "Is she for f***ing real???"

Emily later followed up her initial tweet with: "hopefully Louis will see it and find it funny."

It is not clear if Emily's account is genuine or a spoof.

Louis, who made a failed takeover attempt for the club with former chairman John Ryan two years ago and who played for his hometown team in a reserve fixture, has so far failed to comment on Rovers' relegation, focusing on unlikely Premiership champions Leicester City instead.

Tweeting on Saturday he wrote: "Amazing scenes watching Leicester City lift the trophy. Love it !"

Earlier in the week he wrote: "Can't believe what @LCFC have achieved ! Everyone involved in the club should be so proud."

In the past, Louis has been sported wearing a Manchester United shirt while enjoying a kickabout with friends at the Keepmoat Stadium.