Red card for Man United social media team

There were bound to be some red faces over at Man United Towers yesterday, when the club’s social media team accidentally released a Facebook page asking fans to welcome new boss David Moyes – before he had formally been announced as the man to take the reins from Fergie. Within moments the slip was all over Twitter – hashtag embarrassed?

■ One would have thought that the Global Investment Conference, which brings together more than 300 global business leaders – including IMF head Christine Lagarde – would be a classy affair. It seems though that delegates had to be warned by presenter Fiona Bruce: “Don’t take those event iPads with you. Apparently last year, 40 per cent of them went missing.”