“Neville would not stop chirping away at the Rovers players. Hughes felt this was inflaming an already-bad situation and told him so."
While Rio Ferdinand told his favourite paper:
"It was handbags," he told The Sun. "We had a little debate. It was the sort of thing that goes on all the time.
"It was nothing to get excited about, and I am sure Robbie would agree."
The Mirror reports that it was Wayne Rooney who actually calmed the situation down.
Another nameless insider said: "There was a bit of bad feeling but it was over in a flash. There was no full-scale trouble thanks to
"There is a bit of respect between Rooney and Savage, they talk sometimes, and he stepped in to sort it all out and calm things down."