Jason Manford wows guests with singing voice (and Wayne Rooney joke) at star-studded Emerald Ball

He had earlier had the crowds in stitches with his stand-up routine.

And Manchester City fan Jason couldn’t resist having a cheeky dig at former Manchester United player Wayne Rooney after his recent drink driving conviction after attempting to drive home “party girl” Laura Simpson in her VW Beetle in Wilmslow.

Jason told the crowds how much he enjoyed being asked to perform at previous PFA footballer of the year awards – and wouldn’t mind doing it again this year too.

He joked: “I tell you what I’d like to do it this year, crikey with Rooney sat there.

“Can I have a lift back?,” he quipped.

He added: “What are people doing drink driving for, I can’t even drink and walk!

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