The best ‘Poyet sacked on TV’ tweets

Not Gus Poyet
Believe it or not, this is not Gus Poyet (Image: @Joey7Barton/Twitter)

Here you go: the best ‘Gus Poyet sacked on TV’ tweets from fellow footballers and assorted media types alike.

First, here’s the moment the now former Brighton and Hove Albion manager found out while appearing on the BBC as a pundit for their coverage of the Confederations Cup match between Uruguay and Tahiti…

WAIT! NEWS JUST IN! Gus Poyet was thrown out of the BBC’s back door onto some trashcans in an alleyway.

Feast on this lot, you slavering jackals…

Matt Law, Sunday Mirror

Am I right in thinking Brighton have sacked Gus Poyet for someone else doing a poo? Seems a bit harsh.

— Matt Law (@Matt_Law_SM) June 23, 2013

Jason Euell, ex-Charlton Athletic and Wimbledon

Do you reckon Brighton waited for Spain to kick off before releasing statement of sacking of GUS Poyet? Awkward half time this could be..

— Jason Euell (@jasoneuell) June 23, 2013

Poyet didn't even know….. Damnnnnnn!

— Jason Euell (@jasoneuell) June 23, 2013

Wes Foderingham, Swindon Town

That's poor from bbc! Maximum respect to Gus Poyet for keeping his cool I would have mash up the studio n bounced.

— Wes Foderingham (@wes_foderingham) June 23, 2013

Mick Quinn, ex-Coventry City and Newcastle United

What is Gus Poyet talking about,can't understand him #isitme

— mick quinn (@mickquinn1089) June 23, 2013

Translation: “I don’t speak foreign, mate.”

Darren Byfield, Tamworth

Oh wow so poyet is only finding out he's been sacked on air @jasoneuell oh well that's what happens when you back Suarez being racist

— darrenbyfield (@darrenbyfield) June 23, 2013

Grant McCann, Peterborough United

So Poyet didn't know.. What a joke of a club Brighton is. And to do it whilst he's on TV #embarassing

— Grant mccann (@grantmccann11) June 23, 2013

Credit to the man for still sitting there, I would be offski straight to see my Lawyers.. #poyet

— Grant mccann (@grantmccann11) June 23, 2013

Tyrone Mings, Millwall

Well this is awkward #poyet

— Tyrone Mings (@tyronemings1) June 23, 2013

So Gus Poyet's just been sacked. He's lucky Geoff Shreeves isn't about "Oohhh Gus isn't this the worst way to be sacked, must be awful"

— Tyrone Mings (@tyronemings1) June 23, 2013

Ben Davies, Swansea City

Just seen the gus poyet thing….really. Only in football. He's done an amazing job #puresoccer it's a shame it's ending like this.

— Ben Davies (DCFC) (@18bendavies) June 23, 2013

Ian Thomas-Moore, ex-Burnley, Stockport County and Tranmere Rovers

Don't know the full extent of what's happened with gus poyet but he's one of the best coaches I've worked with, top manager.

— Ian Thomas Moore (@ianthomasmoore) June 23, 2013

And then there was this, which came just before all the madness…

You all might remember @BennoGk13 He played Billy Casper in Kes when he was a youngun… #comeonkes #legend pic.twitter.com/f0kAC5ZDyB

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) June 11, 2013

@Joey7Barton @BennoGk13 looks a hell of a lot like Gus Poyet!

— Sean toft (@sean_toft) June 11, 2013

@sean_toft @bennogk13 hahhaha great shout. Like a Yorkshire Gus Poyet!

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) June 11, 2013

NEWS JUST IN! Gus Poyet was thrown out of the BBC’s back door onto some trashcans in an alleyway.