London: Manchester City women's player Toni Duggan has issued an apology after being photographed with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal following his side's victory in the Manchester derby.
The picture Toni Duggan posted on Instagram with Louis van Gaal
England international Duggan, 23, posted a picture on Instagram of herself alongside Van Gaal at a restaurant shortly after United's 4-2 defeat of City in the Premier League on Sunday. But following criticism from City fans she removed the post and has now apologised for her actions on Facebook.
"I would like to apologise to all MCFC fans for the error of judgement I made last night (Sunday)," wrote Duggan. "I am proud to represent the club and wear the shirt." Duggan bumped into Van Gaal at a restaurant to celebrate her side's 3-1 win over Birmingham City Ladies in the FA Women's Cup.