Tweets of the Weekend: Bale McEvoy ruse, Joey Barton smackdown and more!

Featuring a sardonic reminder to Joey Barton from Gary Lineker's son, and a cunning plan for Spurs to keep hold of Gareth Bale.

Yann Kermogant's sensational equaliser
Not pictured: Yann Kermogant’s sensational equaliser (Image: @broadcastmoose / Twitter)

This weekend’s most exquisite tweets include a consummate murder from Everton’s Apostolos ‘Norman Bates’ Vellios, a nasty skipping rope accident involving the captain of Leyton Orient, and a cunning plan for Tottenham Hotspur that may one day result in a film titled The Great Bale McEvoy Swindle

Hornets Nest Poking of the Weekend

George Lineker, son of Gary

Cleared it up very well, cheers mate. @Joey7Barton pic.twitter.com/drvUxGMXmZ

— George Lineker (@GeorgeLineker) August 3, 2013

Cunning Plan of the Weekend

Spurs sending their young winger Kenneth McEvoy to Real Madrid instead of Gareth Bale

I know my boy @kennethMcevoy is getting loads of attention from all the "send him instead of Bale" shouts, even Balotelli said it

— BradleyGarmston#3 (@BradleyGarmston) August 3, 2013

@BradleyGarmston haha never escaping it

— kenneth Mcevoy Jnr (@kennethMcevoy) August 3, 2013

Let’s get a look at the two side by side…

Gareth Bale and Kenneth McEvoy

The old Bale McEvoy switcheroo? Might just work, y’know.

Acknowledgement of the Weekend

Jack Wilshere with Arsenal’s ‘Running Man’

Good to be back at home today in the Emirates Cup! Good to see all the Gooners! And of course 'The Running Man!' pic.twitter.com/EpLDYqiWAC

— Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) August 3, 2013

Read more about Arsenal’s Running Man

Unfavourable Playing Conditions of the Weekend

Wherever this is

@VincentKompany pic.twitter.com/Gptc6vurIj

— FootyGraphs (@FootyGraphs) August 3, 2013

Gossip of the Weekend

Joe Ledley, Celtic

@HOOP588 @grsportsmassage snoopy is gay.

— Joe ledley (@joe16led) August 3, 2013

Nostalgia of the Weekend

Jody Morris, ex-Chelsea and Leeds United

what about how good I thought my suit looked???..back then Gucci Loafers made up for any baggy whistle haha pic.twitter.com/eS3sHra5df

— jody morris (@morriskid) August 3, 2013

Amusing Timeline Juxtaposition of the Weekend

Corner to Exeter – 58 mins

— Bristol Rovers (@Official_BRFC) August 3, 2013

Southend corner #pafc

— Plymouth Argyle FC (@Only1Argyle) August 3, 2013

Welcome back, football!

Enthusiasm of the Weekend

Bristol Rovers


— Bristol Rovers (@Official_BRFC) August 3, 2013

Dutifulness of the Weekend


FT: Barnsley 0 Wigan 4

— Barnsley FC (@bfc_official) August 3, 2013

Flapjack Hype of the Weekend

Ikechi Anya, Watford

Thanks for the messages guys great to get off to a winning start !!!! Back on the flapjack hype #ifyouknowyouknow pic.twitter.com/C2ldGpMify

— Ikechi (@IkechiAnya) August 3, 2013

Ikechi also had a music recommendation for us…

Celebrating todays win chillin out relaxing to my bros @ChimaAnya new dope single https://t.co/ZGHKKBV6OW FAKE IT TILL U MAKE IT

— Ikechi (@IkechiAnya) August 3, 2013

“Please Excuse” Note of the Weekend

Yannick Bolasie, Crystal Palace

Falcao is sick

— Yannick Yala (@YannickBolasie) August 3, 2013

Funny, he looked fine during double maths yesterday.

Illustrative Photography of the Week

Ian Abrahams, talkSPORT

HT Bournemouth 1-0 Charlton -to me Bournemouth are the championship's equivilent of Swansea in way they play pic.twitter.com/SJPX9T4Qqe

— Ian Abrahams (@BroadcastMoose) August 3, 2013

Entertaining game at Dean Court & a winning start for Bournemouth, who were the better side for long periods pic.twitter.com/qEHW7QrvXK

— Ian Abrahams (@BroadcastMoose) August 3, 2013

Yann Kermorgant with a sensational acrobatic equaliser pic.twitter.com/h71T0TlP5j

— Ian Abrahams (@BroadcastMoose) August 3, 2013

Future The Apprentice Contestant of the Weekend

Reece Wabara, Manchester City

I'm from where your hustle determines your salary

— Reece Wabara (@ReeceWabara) August 3, 2013

Tripped Over a Skipping Rope of the Weekend

Nathan Clarke, Leyton Orient

Just picked up the skipper @nathanclarke6 good to see him back and on his feet

— dean cox (@dean_7cox) August 3, 2013

Seriously, though – get well soon, Nathan!

Successful Bumble-Bee-Oplasty Operation of the Weekend

Luke Ayling, Yeovil Town

What a great result that was! Buzzing so much!!

— Luke Ayling (@lukeayling_8) August 3, 2013

Self-Reinvention of the Weekend

Michael Owen, ex-England

After watching the goalkeepers on display at Anfield earlier today I think I'm ready to make a comeback! http://t.co/Ye4XhWnH7m

— michael owen (@themichaelowen) August 3, 2013

Axe Murderer of the Weekend

Apostolos Vellios, Everton

Goodmorning @gerardeulofeu Hahahha pic.twitter.com/dehga2abHP

— vellios apostolos (@tolisvellios) August 3, 2013

Tune in on Friday for our Football Tweets of the Week!