Football Burp takes you back over the weekend’s action via the cherished medium of Funny Football Tweets. Take it away, footballers!
Siege Mentality of the Weekend
— Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) January 27, 2013
says: Some of Liverpool’s players might’ve gotten a paper cut just reading that.
Jonah of the Weekend
Rodney Marsh, ex-Manchester City, Fulham and Queens Park Rangers
I guarantee Turnbull will save this pen
— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) January 27, 2013
says: Rodney, you plonker etc.
Benitez Gripe of the Weekend
Grant McCann, Peterborough United
Only Rafa can take a full back off and replace him with a full back. #unbelievable
— Grant mccann (@grantmccann11) January 27, 2013
says: That’s not true – Andre Villas-Boas brought on Kyle Walker for Kyle Naughton in the Leeds-Spurs game.
Sarcastic Alex McLeish Reference of the Weekend
Steve Froggatt, ex-Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Coventry City
I see McLeish is weaving his magic at Forest still can’t believe they sacked o’driscoll just didn’t make sense
— Steve Froggatt (@SteveFroggy) January 26, 2013
says: We’re backing McLeish to become the face of sardonic progress reports, to follow his prior stint as the face of CSI: Miami.
Dickov Chat of the Weekend
Rio Ferdinand, Manchester United and Steven Reid, West Bromwich Albion
@rioferdy5 Nuisance of a striker to play WITH!
— STEVEN REID (@stevenreid12) January 27, 2013
Nostalgia Trip of the Weekend
Alexi Lalas, ex-USA
Yeah Leeds! I’m gonna break out my Admiral gear, watch reruns of Welcome Back, Kotter and eat Pop Rocks.
— Alexi Lalas (@AlexiLalas) January 27, 2013
says: They were pretty decent for a season or two around the turn of the century too, you know.
Bitch of the Weekend
Darren Huckerby, ex-Norwich City, Coventry City, Leeds United and Manchester City
Splash is possible the worst TV program I’ve ever seen,how the hell can Jo Brand talk about diving unless its into a chocolate cake?
— Darren Huckerby (@hucks6dh6) January 26, 2013
says: Conversely, Jo Brand has nothing but good things to say about Darren Huckerby.
Film Buff of the Weekend
Jake Nicholson, Tottenham Hotspur
Mrs doubtfire! One of the all time greats
— Jake Nicholson (@nicholson_jake) January 26, 2013
says: We found it a bit of a drag.
Timeline Hog of the Weekend
Fabio Borini, Liverpool
As it’s been a while, I’ll retweet everyone. #FriendlyFabio
— Fabio Borini(@FabioBorini31) January 26, 2013
says: He did, and there were a lot.
Luvvy of the Weekend
Ritchie Humphreys, Hartlepool United
— Ritchie Humphreys (@ritchiehumphs) January 27, 2013
says: Is Annie the show you were about to watch or the name of your little girl?
Blast From the Past of the Weekend
Danny Dichio, ex-Queens Park Rangers, Millwall, Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion, Preston North End and Sampdoria
Seriously Rangers!!!!! What’s going on???? Want to hear from R’s fans who were at the game today please.#Devastated
— Danny Dichio (@DannyDichio) January 26, 2013
says: Superstar DJ! Di-chi-O!
Pussy Starer of the Weekend
Gavin Massey, Colchester United
— Gavin Massey (@GMassey27) January 26, 2013
says: That’s right. Pussy starer.
Alicia Keys Fans of the Weekend
Steven Reid, West Bromwich Albion
— STEVEN REID (@stevenreid12) January 26, 2013
Wayne Routledge, Swansea City
Alicia Keys Voice #Wow
— Wayne Routledge (@WayneRoutledge) January 26, 2013
Jody Morris, Bristol City
Alicia Keys just then!! #Voice
— jody morris (@morriskid) January 26, 2013
Bernard Mensah, Watford
Alicia just sung on the spot like a boss!!!!!!!!!!!! #johnathanrossshow
— Mensah Jr (@Mensah_10) January 26, 2013
says: Is she any relation to Richard?
Crowd-Pleaser of the Weekend
Rodney Mark, ex-Queens Park Rangers, Fulham and Manchester City
Just checked out again,some of my followers profile pics. I’m followed by some really ugly people.
— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) January 26, 2013
says: Rodney Marsh: Pied Piper of the homely.
Observation of the Weekend
Mark Bright, ex-Crystal Palace and Sheffield Wednesday
Just an observation, why do Scottish people always say a penalty kick, when we just say, it should have been a penalty?
— Mark Bright (@Mark__Bright) January 26, 2013
says: They’re a no-nonsense people, the Scots.
Recommendation of the Weekend
Norman Whiteside, ex-Manchester United and Everton
— Norman Whiteside (@NormanWhiteside) January 27, 2013
says: Gotta try ’em all.
Failed Psychokinesis of the Weekend
Jordan Archer, Wycombe Wanderers (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur)
Family over matter..
— Jordan Archer (@Jordan_Archer) January 27, 2013
says: Never mind.
Misguided Hash Tagging of the Weekend
Kevin Kilbane, ex-West Bromwich Albion, Sunderland and Everton
#i love football.
— Kevin Kilbane (@kdkilbane77) January 27, 2013
says: It’s a curious practice, but it should be relatively straightforward. #Hashtagging, that is, not #football.
Analogy of the Weekend
Dan Walker, Football Focus
The FA cup is like a Cadbury’s Creme Egg. It’s not quite as big as it used to be but remains very special #FAcup
— Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) January 27, 2013
says: Ed de Gooey?
Some Other FA Cup Thing of the Weekend
If Prem teams in FA Cup could talk it would be in whiney squawk: “Who are these people? Why don’t they play right? Don’t like it here…”
— Danny Baker (@prodnose) January 27, 2013
says: Shall we start compounding ‘cup upset’ to ‘cupset’?
Nice Touch of the Weekend
Ali Al-Habsi, Wigan Athletic
@wiganfred11 I hope to see him a goalkeeper in the future, not an outfield player hahaha. Thanks for your support today.
— Ali Al-Habsi (@AliAlhabsi) January 26, 2013
says: Show a little love. Give a kid a glove.
Nice Touch of the Weekend II
Oldham doing a superb job in keeping ticket prices cheap for kids: twitter.com/TonyBarretTime…
— Tony Barrett (@TonyBarretTimes) January 27, 2013
says: We’d snatch your Dickov for a deal like that.
Tune in again soon for More of This Kind of Thing!