The week in tweets

The week in tweets
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Sports Mole looks back over the last seven days in the sporting world on Twitter.
WARNING! This article contains strong language and/or content that some readers may prefer to avoid.

"Seen the story on roy this morning. He done nothing wrong. This is ridiculous."
England international Wayne Rooney stands up for Roy Hodgson over the saga that has unfolded regarding his half-time talk vs. Poland.

"Thought I'd read Roy "story". Biggest load of bollocks I've ever wasted 10 seconds reading.He gave a context laden tale for fucks sake."
Former England international Stan Collymore wades in on the Hodgson debate.

"Its obviously not the most well thought out saying in the context of things. Not thought through at best. Insensitive at worst. Move on. Enough to worry about, especially not being seeded in the group stages, than worrying about managers team talks."
Never shy to voice his opinion, Joey Barton has his say.



"Delighted to have signed a new contract with spurs! The perfect end to the perfect week!! Now let's get 3points on Sunday! #coys #2018."
A day later Townsend was expressing his happiness at having signed a new five-year deal with Tottenham Hotspur.

"Nice to see Adnan januzaj sign the contract to stay at @ManUtd ! Great talent & no better place for talent to flourish than here."
Staying with the new contract theme, Rio Ferdinand is pleased to see youngster Adnan Januzaj commit his future to Manchester United.

"Thanks for all the messages guys... was a great experience yesterday.. met some cool people with amazing stories.. back to my rehab now!"
A recovering Andy Murray tweets about receiving his OBE from Prince William.

"What an amazing run chase. Congrats boys. That is a great win @CricketAus."
Test captain Michael Clarke congratulates Australia's one-day international side for their win over India yesterday.



"Well done lads!!! never a doubt! #England #Brazil2014."
England and Chelsea full-back Ashley Cole celebrates the Three Lions qualifying for the World Cup.

"I want this week to go missing so we can just get to Australia."
England bowler Stuart Broad expresses his eagerness for the Ashes in Australia to get underway.

"4:1 against Norwich with a header from me - a late birthday present. Thanks all."
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil appears to be shocked that he scored a header against Norwich City yesterday.



"What a exciting game! So happy for the win and for the goals. #Godisgreat."
Chelsea's Lucas Piazon, who is on loan at Vitesse Arnhem, reacts to his two goals and an assist during his side's 3-2 win over Heerenveen last night.

"What's the best way to Burnley. Closest airport. Or train station."
Queens Park Rangers owner Tony Fernandes shows that his knowledge of English geography is not the greatest.

England's Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring against Poland on October 15, 2013
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