Football Tweets of the Week: Forssell, Shaw, Vellios and more!

Apostolos Vellios holiday
Vellios… Someone’s gotta do it (Image: @tolisvellios)

There may not be as much happening at the moment, what with it being the off season and all, but that hasn’t stopped Football Burp from dutifully sniffing out the finest tweets for your perusal and/or delectation. Here, then, are our Football Tweets of the Week from the week just gone…

Happy Couple of the Week

Shane Long and Aiden McGeady, Republic of Ireland

Congratulations Shane Long and Aiden McGeady. Had no idea they were a couple twitter.com/hatchetcol/sta…

— Colm Hanley (@hatchetcol) June 8, 2013

Hallucination of the Week

Craig Fagan, ex-Hull City

We meet againtwitter.com/Craigfagan7/st…

— Craig Fagan (@Craigfagan7) June 5, 2013

Football Burpsays: Psst, Craig – there’s no one there.

Luvvie of the Week

Bill Kenwright, Everton chairman

Bill Kenwright talks of relief, joy, serious excitement and awe at appointment of Roberto Martinez

— Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) June 5, 2013

Honesty of the Week

Alexi Lalas, ex-USA

Goodbye DC. I sweat a lot, but you were cool. #USAvGER

— Alexi Lalas (@AlexiLalas) June 3, 2013

Probable Non-Starter of the Week

Ronaldo to Spurs

“@lukecoulson8: Ronaldo has put his house up for sale.Don’t tease me like this! #Imagine”rumour is ronaldo and 15 mill for bale!!

— Ronnie Hawkins (@Ronz_H) June 4, 2013

“Pics or It Didn’t Happen” of the Week

Mikael Forssell, ex-Chelsea and Birmingham City

Doing some Rocky Balboa training in the woods! Also wrestling polar-bears and fighting moose for fitness! #training twitter.com/MikaelForssell…

— Mikael Forssell (@MikaelForssell) June 3, 2013

Common Mistake of the Week

Darren Huckerby, ex-Coventry City and Norwich City

On route to Birmingham

— Darren Huckerby (@hucks6dh6) June 9, 2013

Jermaine PedantJermaine Pedant says… En route. It’s French.

Anthropomorphism of the Week

The FA

That’s me done for the day got to shoot off for dinner! Thanks for all your questions and support we all hope to do you proud!

— The FA (@FA) June 4, 2013

Should Have Studied Harder of the Week

Luke Shaw, Southampton


— Luke Shaw (@Luke_shaw3) June 4, 2013

Farewells of the Week

Andrew Allen, Arsenal supporter

Goodbye Arshavin, you’re the only man who could ever pull-off a t-shirt featuring two (literally) fucking giraffes. twitter.com/AAllenSport/st…

— Andrew Allen (@AAllenSport) June 5, 2013

Goodbye Denilson, you may have danced like a creepy waiter but I forgive you. youtu.be/qfwGyU86WQo

— Andrew Allen (@AAllenSport) June 5, 2013

Goodbye Sebastien, I’m sorry I so regularly spelled your name with an ‘a’.

— Andrew Allen (@AAllenSport) June 5, 2013

Clarification of the Week

Rodney Marsh, ex-Fulham, Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers

For transparency: shit, bastard, arse & piss are NOT #asterisk violations and users will not be blocked….

— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) June 5, 2013

“Stick to Bruno Mars or Whatever” of the Week

Chris Chantler, Carlisle United

Imagine how good Bob Dylan would have been/be if he could actually sing

— Chris Chantler (@ChrisChantler24) June 5, 2013

Stereotype of the Week

George Lineker, son of Gary

If there’s one thing worse than a bird smoking, it’s a bird smoking roll ups. are you sure

— George Lineker (@GeorgeLineker) June 5, 2013

Encouragement of the Week

Paul Morrissey, 101 Great Goals

Kuwait’s Women ain’t a bad side, they just need to find a keeper who can touch the crossbar at a running jump101greatgoals.com/blog/jordan-be…

— Paul Morrissey (@Paul_Morrissey) June 9, 2013

Heterosexual of the Week

Adam Virgo, Bristol Rovers

I don’t feel like a dick!!!

— Adam Virgo (@Adamvirgs19) June 9, 2013

Taught By the Front Man of The Kinks of the Week

Jazz Richards, Swansea City

“@kevlew1: @jazzrichards some cracking memories #classofraydavies #paulcarlsensbarmyarmy” hahahahahaha

— jazz richards (@jazzrichards) June 9, 2013

Tough Life of the Week

Apostolos Vellios, Everton

Nice day twitter.com/tolisvellios/s…

— vellios apostolos (@tolisvellios) June 9, 2013