It’s been a busy old week in Premier League twitter with the first round of Champions League football to play in or watch on telly, but there’s still been time for the important things – celebrity haircuts, European basketball mania, and a competition to find Stoke’s best baker.
Premier League Pun of the Week
A long-running Twitter saga this week involved Arsenal gloveman Petr Cech trying to figure out how many clean sheets he had. There were more twists and turns than a bloody Agatha Christie, but in the process Cech revealed himself to be in the 1% of footballers capable of executing a successful pun.
Next time I'll Cech the clean sheets better ! ????
— Petr Cech (@PetrCech) September 14, 2015
Premier League Basketballer of the Week
The European basketball championships, the perfectly-named EuroBasket, have been responsible for some great tweeting by the Premier League’s continental stars this week. This is just an absolutely perfect tweet.
— Michu (@Michuoviedo) September 12, 2015
Meanwhile Everton’s Gerard Deulofeu decided to try that thing he’d heard about where you stand in front of the TV at midnight and tweet #EuroBasket2015 three times – holy shit, it worked!
— Gerard Deulofeu (@gerardeulofeu) September 17, 2015
Premier League Birthday Present of the Week
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny celebrate his 30th birthday this week with the gift of an incredibly fancy bespoke foosball table.
— Koscielny (@6_LKOSCIELNY) September 12, 2015
Premier League Baker of the Week
Not being involved in European football can be a blessing in disguise, letting clubs do cool things like find out which of their players is the best at baking. Congratulations then to Bojan Krkic – Jamie Oliver’s good and all but could he bake a loaf of bread on a wet windy Tuesday night in Stoke?
— Bojan Krkic (@BoKrkic) September 15, 2015
Proud to win the Battle of the Bakers, really enjoyed the challenge! Anyone would've been a fair winner! ???? pic.twitter.com/ouYj92aD0Z
— Bojan Krkic (@BoKrkic) September 16, 2015
Crouchy’s avin’ his hair cut
No sign of Peter Crouch at the Battle of the Bakers, probably too busy getting his barnet trimmed by a bloke whose Twitter bio states he is a ‘celebrity hairdresser’ – a very cool thing to be. Anyway, forget about baking, Crouchy’s always been more of a nachos man.
Thankyou @Adee_Phelan for the barnet trim . I look gorgeous
— Peter Crouch (@petercrouch) September 11, 2015
Worst Photo of the Week
Classic example of the ‘for insurance purposes’ genre of photography. In the event that Romelu Lukaku’s telly gets stolen, or somebody accuses him of not supporting the boys, he’s covered himself adequately.
— R.Lukaku Bolingoli10 (@RomeluLukaku9) September 17, 2015
Best Photo of the Week
Technically outside of the Premier League twitter remit but look, some rules are worth breaking if there’s a photo of Ronaldo riding a Segway at Burning Man on the line.
1st amazing Ronaldo photo of the week: At Burning Man. pic.twitter.com/F8AmYsYWIe
— Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl) September 12, 2015
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