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Tweets of the Week: Owen vs Shearer, Keane vs Walters, football vs racism

The best and funniest tweets from the world of football, featuring a Twitter beef between England legends, Roy Keane reopening his feud with Jon Walters, and a former Premier League player stands up against racist abuse in the game.

The week started off on a sour note when former teammates Alan Shearer and Michael Owen got into a Twitter tiff.

Right so this fucking TWEET became a huge meme on Twitter. 

People really took the piss out of it.

Like, unrepentant roasting.


Okay, it’s just getting silly now.


At least in times like these we can look to someone like Jurgen Klopp for at least a modicum of sense. 

Speaking of the intersection between sports and politics, a throwback to this gem from an Arsenal fan.

Surely our elected leaders will show the way forward with decorum. 

Desperate times for Man United.

Graeme Souness should not speak. 

You’ve got to admit, he has a point. 


I don’t think Roy Keane and Jon Walters are going to be friends any time soon. 

Mike Dean giving it so much that he nearly takes off.

And finally, a message from former Newcastle United and Chelsea striker Demba Ba.

Read: Roy Keane lambasts Walters for ‘crying over family situation’ on television

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