The best and funniest tweets from the world of football this week, featuring Tim Sherwood’s fortune telling, Big Sam Allardyce finds a new Premier League club, Arsenal’s awful campaign, and Jack Grealish’s hell of a week.
If we could replace Boris Johnson with Jeff Stelling and Chris Kamara for the Covid-19 announcements, that would be great.
“There’s been a fourth tier, but for who, Chris Kamara?” pic.twitter.com/cuAiTW48CR
— Jasmine Baba (@_jasminebaba) December 19, 2020
Tottenham’s title challenge didn’t last long.
Spurs went from 1st to 4th quicker than London 😭😭
— Cillian (@LFC_Cillian) December 20, 2020
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Their misery gave us this iconic Tim Sherwood moment.
TIM SHERWOOD IS A FUCKING CLOWN 😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/FPNQxJLWNX
— Harvey Dent (@RVC__) December 16, 2020
It’s not the first time he’s made a bad prediction.
Tim Sherwood, April 1912:
“Yeah, nah, y’know, I’m not worried about this thing sinking. I mean, it could come back to bite me, but this is one of the finest ocean liners ever constructed by the White Star Line. Icebergs would just bounce off it. I’m not worried at all.” pic.twitter.com/lplbGYjy8y
— Si Lloyd (@SmnLlyd5) December 17, 2020
Big Sam is back, baby!
Find someone who looks at you like struggling Premier League sides look at Sam Allardyce
— Jon Mackenzie (@Jon_Mackenzie) December 16, 2020
Arsenal might be wishing they had moved for Allardyce first.
Tier 10 is when you’re locked in a room and forced to support Arsenal.
— LP ✈︎ (@thfclp__) December 19, 2020
They’re already getting used to hoofing the ball away, at least.
Ok man pic.twitter.com/XeYsj3Rvgt
— JAYR-AB 🇬🇾 (@S7HMIDT) December 19, 2020
I think we can all agree that the last thing Twitter needs is more Arsenal fans https://t.co/SQj6CUa4o3
— Tom Williams (@tomwfootball) December 16, 2020
Imagine where Man City would be without Kevin De Bruyne?
Man City this season pic.twitter.com/823OS18YEL
— . (@DeBruyneProp) December 19, 2020
Pep Guardiola continues to provide value for money on the touchline.
Me at last orders. pic.twitter.com/bejOxc2bsr
— Kristian Walsh (@Kristian_Walsh) December 15, 2020
I see Newcastle United are still terrible to watch.
When Allan Saint-Maximin isn't playing. pic.twitter.com/Bqt1qOKdrI
— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) December 17, 2020
Heroic backs-to-the-wall stuff by 11-man Newcastle to cling on against Fulham.
— George Caulkin (@GeorgeCaulkin) December 19, 2020
Please can I be put in whichever tier means I don't have to watch Steve Bruce's Newcastle United again.
— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) December 19, 2020
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A great week for Jack Grealish on the pitch, not so much off of it.
#BANNED | An international footballer who crashed into parked vehicles and mounted a pavement has been banned from driving today.
Jack Grealish had disobeyed lockdown rules to meet friends at the time.
Full story ➡️ https://t.co/flcMOxwc1A
Watch the video ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/Sn47CGg4IG
— West Midlands Police (@WMPolice) December 15, 2020
This was a masterful piece of deception to be fair, though.
Grealish got someone to drive his motor up to the court to distract the press as he walks in the other way, almost the perfect bit of shithousery pic.twitter.com/pYsxE6B8u2
— Football Shithousery (@FootyRustling) December 15, 2020
Watch this FIRE assist from Jan Vertonghen for Son Heung-min’s Puskas Award-winning goal.
The pass that made it all possible.@JanVertonghen 🔥#FIFAFootballAwards ⚪️ #TheBest pic.twitter.com/ppr612H11y
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) December 17, 2020
Can we be sure it’s really water and not something… stronger?
Why do goalkeepers always take a giant swig from a water bottle after making mistakes?
— Richard Amofa (@RichardAmofa) December 17, 2020
This is a true fact.
male birth control is free and it’s called being part of football twitter
— jemma 🦎 (@xjemmagriffiths) December 14, 2020
God only knows where those bibs have been.
If you’ve ever worn one of those unwashed bibs at football training you don’t have to worry about what’s in the vaccine.
— Megan (@MeganHughes_9) December 19, 2020
Moses Odubajo regretted the second he looked at his mentions after the match.
@swfc Get this muppet sacked toneyt @Moses_28 Celebrating with the other team after conceding pic.twitter.com/912NF6gpol
— Chris Ashley (@chrisashley121) December 15, 2020
We’re almost at the end of 2020, well done everyone.
2020 is Michael Owen and the world is a 13 year old goalkeeper from Stoke
— Chris Shields (@Big_Shields6) December 14, 2020
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