Football Tweets of the Week: Kompany, Lennon, Mendieta, Gunnarsson and more!

Vincent Kompany
Kompany… In more successful times (Image: Stuart Grout)

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Good Spot of the Week

Shane Blackett, ex-Dagenham and Redbridge, Luton Town and Peteborough United

Haha great commentary “Ryan Giggs tearing people apart since 1991 – defenders that is!”

— shane blackett (@shaneblackett) April 22, 2013

Vicarious Title Winner of the Week

Brian Greenhoff, ex-Manchester United

Come on you bitter blues ,you gave me stick last year , lets hear from you now. TWATS.

— Brian Greenhoff (@hoffgreen) April 22, 2013

Graciousness of the Week

Franny Lee, ex-Manchester City

Got a send off on the way out of the Indian. “3-0 at HT, not bad eh Franny?!”. My response “Congratulations thoroughly deserved!” #pleb

— Franny Lee (@FrannyLee7) April 22, 2013

“Ooh Er” of the Week

Johnnie Jackson, Charlton Athletic

Surely Fergie has to give Mike Phelan a run out…??

— Johnnie Jackson (@johnnie_jackson) April 22, 2013

“Get warm Mike,you’re coming on for the Jap”

— Johnnie Jackson (@johnnie_jackson) April 22, 2013

Perspective of the Week

Vincent Kompany, Manchester City

Bayern 4 – 0 Barça. Congrats if you’ve put your money on that.

— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) April 23, 2013

Arf! of the Week

John Oster, Barnet

Barca have been MULLERED

— John Oster (@johnnyost) April 23, 2013

“Well, Duh” of the Week

Conor McLaughlin, Fleetwood Town

Not many teams hammer barca like this

— Conor McLaughlin (@ConorMcL3) April 23, 2013

Rock Around the Klopp of the Week

Barry Glendenning, The Guardian

Considering how raucously journalists laugh at manager’s ‘jokes’ when they’re not funny, Klopp must be feeling like Chris Rock about now

— Barry Glendenning (@bglendenning) April 24, 2013

Suggestion of the Week

Gaizka Mendieta, ex-Barcelona and Middlesbrough

Como olvidar esta terrible semana de #UCL?…mira aquí!How to forget about this terrible #UCL week?…look at here! twitter.com/GaizkaMendieta…

— Gaizka Mendieta (@GaizkaMendieta6) April 24, 2013

Suggestion of the Week II

Alexi Lalas, ex-USA

.@piersmorgan should look at Arsenal the way I look at Guns N’ Roses: It’ll never be the same, enjoy it for what it’s become or move on.

— Alexi Lalas (@AlexiLalas) April 22, 2013

Sob Story of the Week

Aron Gunnarsson, Cardiff City

You know you are single when u havnt been somewhere nice for diner on your birthday and are going to bed at this time on ur own

— Aron Gunnarsson (@AronGunnarsson1) April 22, 2013

Rhyming Slang of the Week

Johnnie Jackson, Charlton Athletic

How large is this guy??… He gets sent off after 5,then sits on the Dame Judi with Beats on,tweeting #chocolate twitter.com/johnnie_jackso…

— Johnnie Jackson (@johnnie_jackson) April 22, 2013

Rhyming Slang of the Week II

Aden Flint, Swindon Town

I’ve just got back in the gaff…..had to go for a walk after the 1st half get some fresh air. Lost my melon after RVP’s buddy holly

— Aden Flint (@AFlint4) April 22, 2013

Social Services Case of the Week

Roman Michael-Percil, Tottenham Hotspur

Just got my baby cleaned, shining in the sunshine

— Roman Michael-Percil (@RMPercil) April 24, 2013

Morning Wood of the Week

Neil Lennon, Celtic manager

Great feeling waking up today..

— Neil Lennon (@OfficialNeil) April 22, 2013

Diarist of the Week

Jan Aage Fjortoft, ex-Middlesbrough, Sheffield United and Swindon Town

New German Taxi-driver today. 93 years. Lovely, short lady. Couldn’t drive. But hey, I am a patient man. Not

— Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) April 22, 2013

Diarist of the Week II

Alex Butler, Aston Villa masseur

Only on the drive home would I nearly crash watching a fight between prostitutes and punters on the hagley road

— Alex Butler (@bigal2881) April 23, 2013

Ruthless Efficiency of the Week

Ben George, Walsall

Cutting off the people who bring drama to my life has been the best thing I’ve ever done!

— Ben George (@BennGx) April 22, 2013

Eh? of the Week

Robert Earnshaw, Toronto FC

Big respect to Ryan Giggs.The greatest welsh player ever.Putting on a Clinic since 1991. #oldschool

— Robert Earnshaw (@RobertEarnshaw) April 23, 2013

A hair loss clinic?

Investigative Journalism of the Week

Jan Aage Fjortoft

Me: Did you put the Götze-story in the paper?Dortmund-boss Watzke: No! But I know who didMe: Who?He: Just look for who had a motiv

— Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) April 24, 2013

Me: Will you join Bayern Munich this summer?Lewandowski: I don’t want to comment on that one

— Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) April 24, 2013

Tapping Up of the Week

Rohan Ricketts, ex-Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, and Jody Morris, ex-Chelsea

@morriskid Hey lad, you interested in playing abroad next year?

— Rohan Ricketts (@RohanRicketts) April 23, 2013

@rohanricketts always listening lad

— jody morris (@morriskid) April 23, 2013

@morriskid Follow me so I can let ya know the possibility.

— Rohan Ricketts (@RohanRicketts) April 23, 2013

Dawning Realisation of the Week

George Lineker, son of Gary

Religion….what a load of bollocks

— George Lineker (@GeorgeLineker) April 25, 2013

Tune in on Monday for our Football Tweets of the Weekend!