Tweets of the Week: Transfer Deadline Day special

Featuring Joey Barton, Vincent Kompany, Neville Southall, Ashley Williams and many more.


Tweets of the Week! Transfer Deadline Day special! Get on it!

Marouane Fellaini transfer to Manchester United
Fellaini was led to and ‘fro on Transfer Deadline Day

Cancer Awareness of the Week

Carlos Valderrama, ex-Colombia

Carlos Valderrama has dyed his magnificent mane of hair bright pink for breast cancer awareness. WHAT A DUDE. pic.twitter.com/JFQdlMXU10

— Al Horner (@Al_Horner) September 6, 2013

@Al_Horner i'm so aware of cancer right now

— Joe Bish (@joe_bish) September 6, 2013

Covert Operation of the Week

EXCLUSIVE: Manchester United attempt to smuggle Marouane Fellaini in for #TransferDeadlineDay medical pic.twitter.com/JCYbroZ74k

— FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) September 2, 2013

Mr Nice Guy of the Week

Vincent Kompany, Manchester City

Everton made two great signings in Barry and @RomeluLukaku9 . Clever piece of business. Arguably the best deals of this transfer window.

— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) September 3, 2013

@VincentKompany ;-) thanks man

— R.Lukaku Bolingoli (@RomeluLukaku9) September 3, 2013

Congratulations @fellainiM ! Any countryman doing well, I'm happy for. So now we will be neighbours. Careful I can be quite noisy.. ;-)

— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) September 3, 2013

@VincentKompany thank you Vince…

— Marouane Fellaini (@fellainiM) September 3, 2013

Denial of the Week

Joey Barton, West Ham United Queens Park Rangers

@Joey7Barton is set for a move to West Ham #WHUFC

— Ex Pro (@ProAgentFA) September 2, 2013

@ProAgentFA no he's not mate…

— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) September 2, 2013

That still wasn’t good enough for the perpetrator of the story…

@Joey7Barton just like you weren't going to play for QPR this season. #AlwaysBackTracking

— Ex Pro (@ProAgentFA) September 2, 2013

As of the close of the transfer window, Joey Barton remains a QPR player.

Suggestion of the Week

The best announcement would be if Mertesacker walked out and held Ozil up in the air like in The Lion King.

— Scott (@ArsenalGrump) September 2, 2013

Transfer Deadline Day Wish of the Week

Neville Southall, ex-Everton

@Lanny_Watkins a new chairman

— Neville Southall (@NevilleSouthall) September 2, 2013

Reminiscence of the Week

Ashley Williams, Swansea City

All this fuss about Gareth Bale reminds me of my transfer from @Hednesford_Town to @SCFCmedia

— Ashley Williams (@AshWills84) September 2, 2013

Flashback of the Week

Darren Eadie and Kevin Phillips

@eadie11 thought this was pretty funny, shame it's not a canaries pic! What's the joke? pic.twitter.com/e2GWdQyqlB

— Jack Raven (@Jack_Raven_) September 3, 2013

@Jack_Raven_ think I was asking Kev Phillips if he was gonna split them up….cause I wasn't!

— Darren Eadie (@eadie11) September 3, 2013

Face of the Week

Ben Osborn, Nottingham Forest

@SkySportsPeteO: Manchester United winger Nani has signed a new five-year deal at Old Trafford. #MUFCpic.twitter.com/1HwTJDuVOK

— Ben Osborn (@OsbornOn1) September 5, 2013

“Off on One Again” of the Week

Mike Parry, talkSPORT

I'm not saying Gareth Bale SHOULD play for England – he's Welsh – but that world's most expensive player should play international football

— Mike Parry (@mikeparry8) September 3, 2013

Arf! of the Week

Niall Quinn is to be awarded the Freedom of Sunderland! http://t.co/uzfJYILf1t

— Sunderland AFC (@SAFCofficial) September 5, 2013

@SAFCofficial @Asha_Savage poor bloke.

— Mitch Wilkinson (@WilkoII) September 5, 2013

Amateur of the Week

Gary Madine, Sheffield Wednesday, accused of breaking one fan’s nose in a bar fight and shattering another’s jaw in a separate incident

@GaryMadine9 only knocked 2 out?? amateur!!! hope your well big lad, don't let dickheads bring you down #garymadinegoalmachine

— curtis woodhouse (@woodhousecurtis) September 5, 2013

No Holds Barred Interview of the Week

James Milner, Manchester City

Milner: 'It's pleasing that we have some young players form the Under-21s stepping up. It shows there is the quality there' #England

— The FA (@FA) September 3, 2013


Milner: 'It doesn't take too much motivation to play for your country. Everyone is desperate to do their best for the Three Lions' #England

— The FA (@FA) September 3, 2013


Milner: 'Every player wants to play as much as they can. Competition for places at my club will only make me a better player' #England

— The FA (@FA) September 3, 2013


Milner: 'We have four games left and it's in our hands. It's down to us to perform in them and finish the job.' #England

— The FA (@FA) September 3, 2013


Milner: 'It's a really good time to be in the #England squad, we have a good mix of younger and older players'

— The FA (@FA) September 3, 2013


We’ll have to leave it there. The excitement is too much.