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The best Tom Cleverley England petition jokes

All the jokes after a petition to "ban Tom Cleverley from the World Cup squad" surpassed 10k signatures, drawing criticism from Hodgson.

By Thomas Joseph

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The shirt many don't want him to wear if the best Tom Cleverley England petition jokes are anything to go by
The lions many don’t want Cleverley to wear (Image: The Laird of Oldham)

Read up on the best Tom Cleverley England petition jokes after a proposal to “ban Tom Cleverley from the World Cup squad” surpassed ten thousand signatures, drawing criticism from manager Roy Hodgson.

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Created by super-fan Glenn McConnell from Blackpool, the case against the Manchester United midfielder is made:

Tom Cleverley, owner of 13 England caps, six more than Ross Barkley, Adam Lallana and Leon Osman combined, has been regularly selected by Roy Hodgson in his squads without possessing any genuine qualities whatsoever. We believe for the reputation of this proud footballing nation that he should be prevented from participating in this summer’s international showcase. Whilst England are considered to disappoint at major tournaments, further embarrassment could be avoided by not having his inept performances undermine the rest of the team’s efforts.

Many on Twitter thought it was a bit harsh on the “sensitive” young player, but enough others enjoyed the moment with glee.

Take part with the best Tom Cleverley England petition jokes.

Finally, when asked about a tiny statue that ultimately does nothing but stand there looking pretty, he said he refused to discuss Cleverley

— Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) March 3, 2014

Cleverley… pic.twitter.com/O3UO7zLdZE

— TheSPORTBible (@TSBible) March 3, 2014

@SkySportsNews Roy is the only one who needs a psychologist, he picked Cleverley for gods sake.

— (@2CSaint) March 4, 2014

only God knows what RVP thinks of Tom Cleverley

— Duarte Fernão Neto (@Tweneboah305) March 4, 2014

He must do something Cleverley!! Tom's missus Georgina likes 1/2 on him making England's World Cup squad. You agree? pic.twitter.com/tWHliiMTPY

— William Hill In-Play (@WillHillInPlay) March 3, 2014

@SkyFootball Tom Cleverley. The English Iniesta. Midfield Maestro. #100days

— Param (@RonaIdoChop) March 4, 2014

.@neroblu11 @skyfootball Tom Cleverley. He is known as Xavi Hernandez of English football team.

— Rohan (@ro_juan27) March 4, 2014

There are only two things more over-rated than Pancake Day: Tom Cleverley and Danny Welbeck.

— Chris Dickinson (@chrisdickinson_) March 4, 2014

I just genuinely heard someone claim that "United were right to let Pogba go as it would have halted Cleverley's development" What a tit

— GoonerChris1886 (@GoonerChris1886) March 4, 2014

Hope cleverley makes the list? "@ManUtd: FEATURE: Adnan Januzaj reveals the five players he admired most growing up: http://t.co/c1ixPxse1C"

— Peter Akinnusi (@Ngbede) March 4, 2014

Tom Cleverley. pic.twitter.com/PtUZfUrytr

— United Religion (@Unitedology) March 4, 2014

Rick Ross is the tom cleverley of rap. Their both talentless and shit but their both fairly successful :|

— Wafa. (@wafarools) March 4, 2014

Psychiatrist Peters diagnoses Hodgson with psychosis after repeatedly selecting Cleverley

— Krishan Yadav (@GameYadav) March 4, 2014

Hodgson is right: there was no reason to start a Cleverley petition – he was doing all the work himself to avoid a call-up. Shame on you

— Will Unwin (@Will_Unwin) March 4, 2014

The BBC making that a headline story is only going to get the number up to the required 15,000. Clearly their plan all along #Cleverley

— Lewis Saville † (@LewisSaville) March 4, 2014

save the entire nation from needless suffering http://t.co/1UMeeb2kx4

— Tamir Choudhury (@tac_96) March 4, 2014

"Incredibly, just 18 months prior to his £76m move to PSG, Cleverley had been subject to a controversial petition by England fans…"

— Mark Brus (@markbrus) March 4, 2014

Tom Cleverley and Goodluck Jonathan. Two people whose names are completely opposite to who they really are…

— DaddyM??AFC (@officialdaddymo) March 4, 2014

If Tom Cleverley starts for England tomorrow, I'm gonna cancel my TV license and throw the TV out of my bedroom window #serioustalk

— Chris Spencer (@spencer_crs) March 4, 2014

shut up Hodgson, Cleverley's about as good with a ball at his feet as Oscar Pistorius is! ???? #BanCleverley #worldcup http://t.co/flTknwgUyB

— Chris 'Macca' (@_cFRSH) March 4, 2014

10,000 idiots sign Tom Cleverley petition http://t.co/356sh5T0dQ

— whatrobdidnext (@whatrobdidnext) March 4, 2014

Hodgson said cleverley has done an awful lot of good. I think he meant to say hes done a good lot of awful. #England #Vs #Denmark

— :l: Shaq the 1st :I: (@Shakalak94) March 4, 2014

Feel bloody sorry for Cleverley – all those yrs training to become a pro & your country basically tells you they hate you via a petition

— . (@0zzY1981) March 5, 2014

That petition against Cleverley may be slightly harsh, but I do agree with the fact that 'he doesn't posses any genuine quality'

— Callum Greenwood (@mancmalaga) March 5, 2014

I agree Cleverley is terrible but if we start signing petitions for those not fit to wear the shirt, we'll run out of ink before oil!

— John Hogan (@HoganBeadwindow) March 5, 2014

Roy Hodgson says the Tom Cleverley petition was unfair.Apparently they closed it before he got to vote.

— Soraya (@sorayasaikal) March 5, 2014

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