Football Tweets of the Weekend: Raheem Sterling boo-boo, Barton on Neymar and more!

Phil Neville sleeping
Neville… Dreaming about football, no doubt (Image: @MrsNev18/Twitter)

It’s time for the tweetiest, weekendiest, footballeriest regular feature of our age: that’s right, it’s Football Tweets of the Weekend! Raheem Sterling mix-up, a “freaky” magician and an inappropriately shaped dog toy: all this and more awaits you in Football Tweets of the Weekend!

That’s right, folks: It’s Football Tweets of the Weekend! Take it away, footballers and assorted others!

High Spirits of the Weekend

David Seaman and Robbie Fowler, ex-Arsenal and Liverpool respectively

Ref, i never touched him!!!!! @Robbie9Fowler #hercules pic.twitter.com/YoCcpnon4i

— David Seaman (@thedavidseaman) June 23, 2013

James Gandolfini Tribute of the Weekend

Alex Butler, Aston Villa masseur

In tribute to James Gandolfini I will be spending today walking to the end of my drive in my bath robe and boxers

— Alex Butler (@bigal2881) June 23, 2013

Poured Scorn of the Weekend

Grant Holt, Norwich City

Like these headlines want away striker I keep reading have not done one article saying I want away makes me chuckle

— Grant holt (@Grantholt31) June 23, 2013

Happy Birthday of the Weekend I

Manchester city

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PATRICK VIEIRA: @OfficialVieira celebrates his 37th birthday today – happy birthday from everyone @MCFC Patrick! #mcfc

— Manchester City FC (@MCFC) June 23, 2013

@MCFC: HAPPY BIRTHDAY PATRICK VIEIRA: @OfficialVieira celebrates his 37th birthday today! #mcfc” Happy Birthday would have been enough! ;-)

— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) June 23, 2013

Happy Birthday of the Weekend II

Raheem Sterling, Liverpool

Raheem Sterling tweet

Hype of the Weekend

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

Messi and Neymar could be the new Lennon&McCartney

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

Fell at the Final Hurdle of the Weekend

Rob Shepherd, ex-Daily Express

Sorry meant Brazil of course have Fred Jo Oscar and now Bernard . Who next Dave Frank or Alginon !

— Rob Shepherd (@robshepherd5) June 22, 2013

Jermaine PedantJermaine Pedant says… Algernon.

Lost a Bet? of the Weekend

Leon Britton, Swansea City

Nice to hear from the maestro Leon Britton #topballer #legend pic.twitter.com/SGwmEDxeRo

— Thomas Butler (@ThomasButler28) June 22, 2013

Dance-Off of the Weekend

Djibril Cisse v Emmanuel Adebayor, as judged by Michael Essien, Florent Malouda, Jody Morris and Jamal Blackman

Hey @morriskid @realflorentm @Big_Blacks. Help! My followers are 50:50 who was the best dancer, @DjibrilCisse or Ade? http://t.co/a8DUvz9voU

— michael essien (@MichaelEssien) June 21, 2013

@MichaelEssien @realflorentm @Big_Blacks @DjibrilCisse haha having seen the footwork onstage it had to be Adebayor with the best moves

— jody morris (@morriskid) June 21, 2013

Not Bitter of the Weekend

Joey Barton, Queens Park Rangers

Gone out for dinner. Heard Neymar has scored a goal. Its only the confederations cup people against Italy reserves. Chill the f*ck out…

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) June 22, 2013

If he ends up making me eat my own words, so be it. I'll be the first to admit it. Until then my friends, the jury is still firmly out…

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) June 22, 2013

Celebrity Spotting of the Weekend

Joey Barton, Queens Park Rangers

Just seen Peter Crouch there, laying on the green he was catching a few rays… pic.twitter.com/3ENuJYHKmH

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) June 21, 2013

Fence-Sitting Evasion of the Weekend

Joey Barton, Queens Park Rangers

Overweight American bird on Channel 4 racing is annoying me. Keep the silly bitch off the telly. Thanx.

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) June 22, 2013

Lawrenson on commentary. Comes out with some nonsense so he does…

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) June 22, 2013

Scoop of the Weekend

101 Great Goals

Everton’s Fellaini hopes to join Arsenal, says a blonde woman on Twitter from Marbella http://t.co/aLU8frU1yg

— 101 Great Goals (@101greatgoals) June 22, 2013

Arf! of the Weekend

Kevin Long, Burnley

Everyone hammering Kanye west for calling his child North West. The baby is destined to go straight to the top… And slightly to the left!

— Kevin Long (@kevinlong28) June 22, 2013

Arf! of the Weekend II

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

@chelseaboy1971: @RodneyMarsh10 don't stats bore you,Rodney?” >yes, about 73% of them

— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) June 22, 2013

Arf! of the Weekend III

Gary Lineker, Match of the Day

Brazil set to bring on Martin Keown in the 2nd half #confedcup

— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) June 22, 2013

Gentleman of the Weekend

Cameron Lancaster, Tottenham Hotspur youth

Some chick I got with in Thailand ❤ pic.twitter.com/WxoKSkSQrO

— Cameron Lancaster (@CameronPL) June 21, 2013

@CameronPL Hold on mate.. Did you 'check'?

— TottenhamEdits (@TottenhamEdits) June 21, 2013

@TottenhamEdits: @CameronPL Hold on mate.. Did you 'check'?” Yeaaa, she's got a biggen

— Cameron Lancaster (@CameronPL) June 21, 2013

Holiday Snap/Prank Opportunity of the Weekend

Julie Neville, wife of Phil

Shall we splash him to wake him up??? pic.twitter.com/wDSEEKnqhz

— Julie Neville (@MrsNev18) June 23, 2013

Freaky Memory of the Weekend

Alan Dunne and Danny Shittu, Millwall

@danshittu that guy was not normal,card tricks best ever seen.We watched he's hands whole time #alienplanet #magicisreal

— Alan Dunne (@alandunne2) June 22, 2013

@alandunne2 @alandunne2 Remember this? Lmao nairagram #sttropez #fastasleep #hypnotised http://t.co/NrJoezlqQj

— Dan Shittu (@danshittu) June 22, 2013

@danshittu put me to sleep,no joke.Couldnt move,Freaky guy. #sttropezmagician

— Alan Dunne (@alandunne2) June 22, 2013

Cull of the Weekend

Pascal Chimbonda, ex-Blackburn Rovers, Doncaster Rovers, Queens Park Rangers, Sunderland, Tottenham Hotspur and Wigan Athletic

since i ad eliminated fake peoples and friends from my life things going much better#realtalk

— chimbonda pascal (@pascalchimbond1) June 23, 2013

Old School Comedians of the Weekend

Jack King, Preston North End

So frustrating when women are at the front of baggage reclaim!! You buy those stupid coloured cases so your husband can spot them! #Keepback

— jack king (@jackking4) June 23, 2013

Leon Legge, Gillingham

Never trust a women when she says she'll defo be ready on time! 30 mins late always

— Leon Legge (@leonlegge32) June 23, 2013

Inappropriately Shaped Dog Toy Spotter of the Weekend

Stephen Foster, Tranmere Rovers

Am I the only one who thinks this is a slightly inappropriate shaped dog toy? pic.twitter.com/sHVRVqvFOp

— Stephen Foster (@foz_06) June 23, 2013

Frustration of the Weekend

John McGinn, St. Mirren

Just caught a copper on his phone but can't prove it. Gutted

— John McGinn (@JohnMcGinn8) June 22, 2013

“Steady, Now” of the Weekend

Troy Deeney, Watford

In need of some banter might go and grab my wooden spoon see what trouble I can stir up

— Troy Deeney (@T_Deeney) June 22, 2013

Regularly Plays Against Relatives of the Weekend

Paul McCallum, West Ham United youth

Wonder what shirts will be added up there this season if any??? pic.twitter.com/6muiBgd7en

— Paul Mccallum (@PaulMcCallum45) June 22, 2013

Observation of the Weekend

Millie Ruddock, daughter of Neil

There's so many girls in Essex that genuinely talk like retards

— Millie Ruddock (@MillieRuddock) June 21, 2013

Preview of the Weekend

Dean Cox, Leyton Orient

The man with 10 stone testicles on tomorrow evening, that is going to be a interesting watch!

— dean cox (@dean_7cox) June 23, 2013

This is What Twitter is For of the Weekend

Dean Morgan, Wycombe Wanderers

If you could off seen the size of the bumble bee that jus flew in my room

— Dean Morgan (@DeanMorgan) June 23, 2013

Jermaine PedantJermaine Pedant says… Could have.

Tune in on Friday for our Football Tweets of the Week!