Juliet Capulet mused about partings being such a sweet sorrow. What she would have made of reunions is anyone's guess.
Parting company in the football can bring about a range of emotion in fans. Most of these depend on the circumstances of the departure.
When a player or coach returns to face a former club that he left on bad terms, the match ends up taking on a life of its own.
Juliet was fortunate enough to not have to face Romeo after their final parting, but chances are he would not have been pleased with the fake death ploy.
Players and managers reunited with their former club would wish they were as lucky to avoid these meetings.
Here are the 10 worst reunions in football history.