The best tweets from the world of football this past week, featuring a game of political football, the Queen addressing the 1994/95 Leyton Orient squad, and some Chris Kamara impersonators.
Football became a political battle ground these past couple of weeks, but while players have been working hard trying to organise a scheme to help out those in need, politicians have been busy giving themselves more money.
PrEmIeR LeAgUE FoOtBalLeRs ArE GrEeDy 🤨 https://t.co/QuVOgMRyJk
— Tony Watt (@32watto_) April 9, 2020
Premier League clubs have come under scrutiny for using the government’s furlough scheme, but at least Liverpool changed their minds. Only after suffering a PR disaster, mind…
— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) April 6, 2020
Some talented folks have been getting creative reenacting this classic Soccer Saturday moment:
— Josh Ellingworth (@J_Ellingworth) April 9, 2020
We salute the effort that went into this one.
— Gem. ⚔️ (@GemTollerfield) April 10, 2020
Meanwhile, the Queen invoked the spirit of John Sitton in her address to the nation.
— Quickly Kevin (@QuicklyKevin) April 5, 2020
Elite levels of football like this are sorely missed right now.
Missing football so much, can’t wait to be back ⚽️🔥 https://t.co/nbO5OnuPTm
— Clayton Donaldson (@ClaytonThedon) April 9, 2020
I don’t even need the context for this. It’s just sublime. Been watching it on a loop for 30 hours straight now.
Overmars still has the class he used to have pic.twitter.com/XQUBUhmJOp
— Thomas (@ArchitectHughes) April 7, 2020
Speaking of a smack to the face…
— CR (@OlesRed) April 11, 2020
Anyone else deep in the Football Manager rabbit hole?
Me to my players on FM: Work the ball into the box
My players: pic.twitter.com/Jlpoqmc2QN
— Ashwin Raman (@AshwinRaman_) April 10, 2020
I mark personal growth with each new save.
One of the funniest things about playing Football Manager after seven years out of the game is realising how much you’ve matured not only as a manager, but as a man. Fewer wars of words with opposition managers, giving the press nothing. I’m focused purely on Cagliari this Sunday
— Gavan Casey (@GavanCasey) April 7, 2020
Niall Quinn has got skills to burn.
We gave Niall Quinn one job…
— FAIreland ⚽️🇮🇪 (@FAIreland) April 12, 2020
Nope, not bored at all.
Am I missing the football? Not really. I always spend an hour or two a day watching this. pic.twitter.com/oeAHu1O7MY
— Paul Howard (@AkaPaulHoward) April 10, 2020