Wayne Rooney’s Glastonbury entourage got into a scrap with hecklers during Elbow’s set at the festival on Saturday night.

The Manchester United star who was at Glastonbury with his wife Coleen and their retinue, attracted some all too predictable bother after being heckled by drunks towards the end of the performance.

Pals of the Manchester United star are said to have confronted the troublemakers when it all turned into a bit of a scrap in the mud.

Elbow urged fans to “throw those curtains wide” but some decided to throw a few punches instead.

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Rooney looked on as drinks were sent flying and unpleasant expletives were exchanged, before security waded in to break up the eight-man brawl.

As Rooney was pulled out of harm’s way (avoiding an early mud bath), a woman was sent flying to the ground apparently after a punch was thrown.

Wife Coleen, horrified at what she’d just seen, then stormed off.

When Rooney scurried after her, the couple began arguing between themselves.

Coleen got as far as the gates of the VIP hospitality area, but then marched back to the group, leaving Wayne all alone with smoke coming out of his ears.

Earlier, the pair were seen pushing one another in a slanging match. Rooney  eventually snapped at his long-suffering missus: “Don’t push me”, according to the Mirror.

It was proceeded by a heated exchange between Rooney’s brother Graeme and his brother-in-law Anthony.

It ended with Liverpool FC fan Anthony telling Everton supporter Graeme: “F***ing calm down.”

Elsewhere over the weekend though, the Rooneys appeared to be loving the festival – kissing and giggling like teenagers.

Staying in a Winnebago, which cost £6000 to rent at the Windinglake hotel, they watched Mumford and Sons, U2 and Coldplay, and spent three hours in a drum’n’bass tent.

Yesterday Coleen rustled up some bacon butties for the group, before tweeting: “It’s hot hot hot! Chilling with the gang and a cider!”

Last night a source close to the Rooneys said: “Fans had been bombarding Wayne all afternoon, demanding photos and autographs and it all got a bit much. He didn’t throw any punches though and, if anything, Wayne was the one trying to defuse the heated situations.”