Tweets of the Week: Soldado, Al-Habsi, Scharner, Fernandes and more!

Bob Mortimer impersonates Tony Mowbray, Tony Fernandes falls out of love with Twitter and much, much more!

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It’s okay Plymouth, we thought it was funny (Image: Twitter/Only1Argyle)

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Impression of the Week

Comedy legend Bob Mortimer ‘does’ Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray

Negative Boro fans make me sick to the stomach.. Here's what Tony had to say https://t.co/Jzy9WSy81U

— bob mortimer (@RealBobMortimer) August 7, 2013

Disillusion of the Week

Tony Fernandes, Queens Park Rangers chairman

Ale faurlin is not for sale. For the last time haven't I made myself clear in quite a few texts. For the first time I'm really irritated

— Tony Fernandes (@tonyfernandes) August 8, 2013

Going to have a real serious think about Twitter. Really fed up.

— Tony Fernandes (@tonyfernandes) August 8, 2013

Spot of the Week

Max Rushden, Soccer AM

Important question vaguely answered. Page 4 of Tuesday's Miami herald pic.twitter.com/TSrDWNhOBc

— Max Rushden (@maxrushden) August 2, 2013

Inexplicable Gripe of the Week

Henry Winter, Daily Telegraph

Foster, Hart, Ruddy #eng goalkeepers

— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) August 8, 2013

What’s wrong with Foster and Hart as England goalkeepers?

Power of the Week

Gary Parkinson, editor of FourFourTwo.com

A disbelieving computer has just asked "Are you sure you want to delete NEIL RUDDOCK?" #onlythefolder

— Gary Parkinson (@GaryParkinson) August 8, 2013

Misdirected Goodwill of the Week

Ali Al-Habsi, Wigan Athletic

Have a great Eid al Fitr with family in Bolton http://t.co/ArnMwSHwtk

— Ali Al-Habsi (@AliAlhabsi) August 8, 2013

What if we don’t have any family in Bolton?

Disputable Statement of the Week


The match has kicked off pic.twitter.com/KNC6OWmybi

— Barnsley FC (@bfc_official) August 6, 2013

Are you sure?

Name That Team! of the Week

MK Dons

Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Bolton Wanderers, Burnley, Cardiff City, Charlton Athletic, Crystal Palace, Derby County, Everton, Fulham…

— MK Dons FC (@MKDonsFC) August 8, 2013

Hull City, Leeds United, Leicester City, Liverpool, Newcastle United, Norwich City, Nottingham Forest, Queens Park Rangers, Reading…

— MK Dons FC (@MKDonsFC) August 8, 2013

LOLZ!!!! of the Week

@robbopalmer Old story I once asked Carra' what he thought of the new 'ethos' at Anfield.. He replied "Ethos, isnt that a Greek island mate?

— rob palmer (@robbopalmer) August 8, 2013



“My Work Here is Done” of the Week

Paul Scharner, ex-Wigan Athletic and West Bromwich Albion

What else can I ask for as winning the FA-Cup? I think my job is done in England. Thank you WAFC and WBA!

— Paul Scharner (@Scharns33) August 6, 2013

“Happy to Be Here” of the Week

Roberto Soldado, Tottenham Hotspur

This is Hyde Park!! http://t.co/iyM7b6yJwo

— Roberto Soldado (@R9Soldado) August 6, 2013

Hash Tagging of the Week

Guy Mowbray, BBC commentator

I don't know whether I find the wantaway players or the clubs more frustrating. #injured #transferitis #silence #mugs?

— Guy Mowbray (@Guymowbray) August 6, 2013

Skincare Consultant of the Week

Jody Morris, ex-Chelsea and Leeds United

Today is defo rub shit in my face day!! #Noted

— jody morris (@morriskid) August 8, 2013

Moment of Reflection of the Week

Dean Windass and Robbie Savage

@RobbieSavage8 sav why do people take things to heart?

— Dean Windass (@DWindass10) August 8, 2013

Hypothesis of the Week

Alexi Lalas, ex-USA

Didn't want to miss out on Obamacare. RT @queensas Real reason Dempsey came back to @MLS? #askalexi

— Alexi Lalas (@AlexiLalas) August 7, 2013

Underappreciated Wisecrack of the Week

Plymouth Argyle

It follows a Paul Mariner main course, I think #pafc pic.twitter.com/whPE5xbmzy

— Plymouth Argyle FC (@Only1Argyle) August 6, 2013

Its only reply was…

@Only1Argyle what time is Kick Off

— Robert H J Small (@The_King_Smally) August 6, 2013

We thought it was funny.

Lookalike of the Week

Tony Cottee/an Oompa Loompa

@gimbert33: @mattletiss7 Oompa Lumpas on Soccer Special? pic.twitter.com/VYlmyPV7Sl”>>>>>>harsh but possibly fair

— Matt Le Tissier (@mattletiss7) August 6, 2013

Looks more like Jack Dee to us.

Talks About Himself in the Third Person of the Week

What would Alan Brazil do if he won a million in talkSPORT's predictor game? http://t.co/CA2wUklxR0 https://t.co/vFpID8cVql

— Alan Brazil (@sportsbreakfast) August 8, 2013

Come and Get Me Plea of the Week

John Oster, ex-Everton, Reading and Sunderland

I'm sat here without a club watching 2 teams who can't pass water the game has well and truly gone! #imustbeplayinggaelic

— John Oster (@johnnyost) August 6, 2013

Music Critic of the Week

Ben Osborn, Nottingham Forest youth

Liam > Noel.

— Ben Osborn (@OsbornOn1) August 6, 2013

TV Critic of the Week

Jaydon Gibbs, twin brother of Arsenal’s Kieran

Any girl looking forward to the next series of 'Top Boy' is an outright #Swan #ChocoChaser

— Jaydon Gibbs (@Jaydon_P_Gibbs) August 6, 2013

Not Your Average Footballer of the Week

David James, ÍBV

Les fleurs – minnie Ripperton, if there is a better floral song, I've yet to hear it.

— David James (@jamosfoundation) August 6, 2013

Fright of the Week

Ryan McLaughlin, Liverpool youth

Haven't turned the light off in my room, need to put justin bieber never say never movie on to get all thoughts of theconjuring away #scared

— Ryan McLaughlin (@RyanMcL2) August 6, 2013

Rise and Shine of the Week

Dominic King, Daily Mail

And I'd like to say a cheery "Good morning!" to all my new found 'fans' from Arsenal. Always nice to be called *!@! as soon as you wake up!

— Dominic King (@DominicKing_DM) August 7, 2013

How About That of the Week?

The number of Real Sociedad fans in Norfolk

There is a little knot of about 30 @realsociedad fans over in the N&P Stand who live in Norfolk we're reliably informed. #welcome

— Norwich City FC (@NorwichCityFC) August 6, 2013

Tune in on Monday for our Tweets of the Weekend!