Tweets of the Week: Benitez, Cudicini, Lineker, Lalas and more!

Starring Rafael Benitez, Carlo Cudicini, Gary Lineker, Alexi Lalas, Joey Barton, David Thompson and many more.

Alexi Lalas
Lalas… Crafty (Image: Twitter / Alexi Lalas)

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Arf! of the Week

Gary Lineker, Match of the Day

@BBCSport: Bale has not travelled for tie with Dinamo Tbilisi in Georgia because of foot problem < His foot refused to step onto the plane?

— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) August 22, 2013

Mischievous/Poorly Thought Through Advertising of the Week

Best advertisement outside arsenal today pic.twitter.com/DmMcv9sn9Z

— Sam Rhodes (@SamuelRhodes_) August 17, 2013

Easily Answered Question of the Week

Micky Hazard, ex-Tottenham Hotspur

What's happening at the Lane, have we won the Euro lottery haha, dunno but it's great, come on Daniel Come on you Spurs

— Micky Hazard (@1MickyHazard) August 21, 2013

Here’s a clue: it begins with ‘Gareth’.

Subtle Musical Reference of the Week

Richard Buxton, Click Liverpool

Willian reportedly stalling on #Spurs switch. Suspect people will look back on this supposed setback & realise it was really nothing… #LFC

— Richard Buxton (@Richard_Buxton_) August 22, 2013

Not-So-Subtle Musical Reference of the Week

David Thompson

In case you didn't know here is a pic of the new LFC target william lets get the party started bang bang ha pic.twitter.com/j4QB0e9uuK

— David Thompson (@DavidDthom77) August 20, 2013

Loose Definition of ‘Quiz’ of the Week

Rafael Benitez, Napoli manager (or at least whoever runs his account)

Quiz: Who has been the best player in the first week of the Premier League? http://t.co/9nJ8NyC4xB

— Rafa Benitez Web (@rafabenitezweb) August 20, 2013

Least Likely to Get a Response of the Week

This lady

@rafabenitezweb Begovic. How's u Rafa?

— Janet Smith ♥ ✌ (@Smurfette_LFC) August 20, 2013

“Hey, I’m gooood, jus managin Napoli atm lol. Howz u?”

Open Goal of the Week

Joey Barton, Queens Park Rangers

Its early on a monday morning but heres a little quote to start the week. Remember, 'Hell's hottest fires burn for hypocrites.'

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) August 19, 2013

Hot fire burning?

Sounds like a cigar in the eye.

Oh no we di’uhnt!

Set to Burn in Hell (at Least According to Joey Barton) of the Week

Alan Pardew, Newcastle United manager

The biggest hypocrite in football. Alan Pardew. pic.twitter.com/Fst5achszC

— Transfer Sources (@TransferSources) August 20, 2013

Other Great Pardew Tweet of the Week

George Caulkin, The Times

Psyching myself up to #askthehardquestions at #NUFC presser this lunchtime. pic.twitter.com/c0NU7tFURI

— George Caulkin (@CaulkinTheTimes) August 22, 2013

Fanatic of the Week

Alexi Lalas, USA

Today I went to the beach. I built a soccer specific stadium…with parking. I have a problem. #ShellStadium pic.twitter.com/tw4DCYBbhe

— Alexi Lalas (@AlexiLalas) August 20, 2013

Cheesy Chips Scandal of the Week


Just seen this 4 pound for that!? Pathetic pic.twitter.com/k8biEKQIZx

— dean cox (@dean_7cox) August 21, 2013

Unidentified Gripe of the Week

Carlo Cudicini, LA Galaxy

Unprofessional work by @mrogondino @OriginalWinger misinforming the viewers. #getyourfactsstraight #doyourhomework

— Carlo Cudicini (@Capitancarloc) August 21, 2013

Scouting Report of the Week

Colin Hendry, ex-Blackburn Rovers

quite like that Costa….nippy wee sweetie…

— Colin Hendry (@BraveheartCH) August 21, 2013

Materialist of the Week

DaMarcus Beasley, Puebla

And speakin of Jordan's.. Is it bad that i dont own ONE pair of Jordan's?!?

— DaMarcus Beasley (@DaMarcusBeasley) August 22, 2013

No, DaMarcus.

Strange Criteria of the Week

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

My Top10 British world class footballers who weren't born in the Midlands Best Dalglish Charlton Moore Banks Charles Giggs Law Haynes Finney

— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) August 22, 2013

Strange Taste in Motivational Slogans of the Week

Marvin Morgan, Plymouth Argyle

" I'm the king of New York " – K. Lamar

— Marvin Morgan (@MarvinNMorgan) August 21, 2013

Strange Goings On of the Week

Thomas Reilly, St. Mirren, getting inundated with tweets from “Evertun” players

@ThomasReilly11 yu seeym lyke a gud futbuller am betr dan yu

— Gerd Delefe (@Delefepls) August 20, 2013

@FrunkLumpurd @MattHDGamer @ThomasReilly11 teh one and only famous Reilly

— Maruwon Felainee (@felainee) August 20, 2013

@felainee @FrunkLumpurd @MattHDGamer @ThomasReilly11 lul

— Leytun Banes (@LeytunBanes) August 20, 2013

Consolation of the Week

Danny Baker

Daughter sobbing because one of One Direction has got engaged. Comforted her by saying I was same when Millwall sold Keith Weller. #WorseNow

— Danny Baker (@prodnose) August 21, 2013

Unappreciated Good Deed of the Week

Harry Crawford, Barnet

Just helped some old women in costco. Even come off the phone to help her lift something to her trolley. Didn't even get a thank you. #slag

— Harry Crawford (@crawford100) August 21, 2013

Even a smile I would have been satisfied with. Absolutely raging.

— Harry Crawford (@crawford100) August 21, 2013

Satisfactory Conclusion of the Week

Statement from Lazio fans group: "Booing a player is not racist. Anyway, as you don't understand that, from now we won't do it anymore"

— Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) August 21, 2013

Those were our Tweets of the Week, just for you. Tune in on Monday for our Tweets of the Weekend!