Tweets of the Week: England v Scotland special

This week - Louis Saha embraces retirement, and Mario Balotelli meets the Pope.

Leigh Griffiths
Griffiths’s hairline conceivably made Wayne Rooney feel a little better about his own

Missed England v Scotland? Fear not – we saved a few tweets from it!

And some other gems, such as this first one…

Retirement of the Week

Louis Saha’s

#tryit&tellme Take a tomato and put sugar on it. Taste it if you never tried. It taste like strawberry.

— louis saha (@louissaha08) August 15, 2013

Returning Hero of the Week

Rickie Lambert, Southampton and England

PHOTO: #England goalscorer Rickie Lambert gets a warm welcome back to Staplewood from Kelvin Davis. #saintsfc pic.twitter.com/79pGsNPV9Z

— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) August 15, 2013

PHOTO: Adam Lallana embraces teammate Lambert ahead of this morning's training session. #saintsfc pic.twitter.com/kEui5n7bYx

— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) August 15, 2013

Prescient Yet Invalid Hashtag of the Week

Dean Ashton, ex-Crewe Alexandra, Norwich City and West Ham United

#eng3-2scot My hash tag from earlier!!! I thankyou!!

— Dean Ashton (@Dean36ashton10) August 14, 2013

Incredulity of the Week

Joey Barton, Queens Park Rangers

Welbeck MOTM. What has Townsend been smoking?

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) August 14, 2013

Football Burp says… Quite possibly the same thing that Richard Keys was smoking…

West Germany 3 Scotland 2. A very ordinary game full of ordinary players.

— Richard Keys (@richardajkeys) August 14, 2013

Slang of the Week

Kyle Hutton, Rangers

Naisys barnet is the honk! #milkybarkid

— Kyle Hutton (@Hutts_1) August 14, 2013

Talking Point of the Week

The hairline of Leigh Griffiths, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Scotland

@Andrew10dog: Just shave it fella pic.twitter.com/ktY4hEPNEX” Like a young @croft7

— Darren Huckerby (@hucks6dh6) August 14, 2013

@darrenbyfield: Oh wow gervino and his five head leaves the country and now we have this #MrBurns pic.twitter.com/sONBVidQEl” Must be 47!

— Darren Huckerby (@hucks6dh6) August 14, 2013

@cotterill_david: Officially the worst hairline I've ever seen!!! What are u doing get it shaved pal!! #EngvSco pic.twitter.com/zmlxoPmRFa”lol

— Craig Beattie (@CraigBeats) August 14, 2013

Didn't know you were Scottish @Rosskillock_94 pic.twitter.com/oK2CYQn0R3

— charlie taylor (@charlietaylor09) August 14, 2013

Planning Application Meeting of the Week

Plymouth Argyle

Amanda Sutherland warned by the chair for another interjection from the floor. Next one will be her last. #pafc

— Plymouth Argyle FC (@Only1Argyle) August 15, 2013

Needs Something to Do of the Week

Nile Ranger, ex-Newcastle United

Loooool me on celebrity BIG BRO… Hahahahaha

— Nile ranger (@NilePowerRanger) August 15, 2013

Closet Graphic Design Artist of the Week

Andreas Weimann, Aston Villa


— Andreas Weimann (@andiweimann) August 15, 2013

Caption Competition of the Week

Mario Balotelli meets the Pope

Grazie PapaFrancesco.Grazie di cuore per quei5minuti.Thanks PopeFrancesco.Thanks with all my heart for those5minutes pic.twitter.com/ecXoPQ06vF

— Mario Balotelli (@FinallyMario) August 14, 2013

Tune in on Monday for our Tweets of the Weekend!