A relatively quiet week for our Premier League heroes, with only a smattering of Capital One Cup matches standing in the way of some good solid tweeting. Ahead of the weekend’s intriguing round of games – predictions: Newcastle v Stoke a 7-goal thriller; Chelsea v Liverpool a 0-0 draw – let’s try and divine some meaning from the week’s Twitter activity.
Premier League Fantasy Basketball Draft Mistake of the Week
This has all the signs of a classic rookie draft error from young Chelsea asset Lucas Piazon. You can’t just rely on the Yahoo rankings – you’ve got to check the injury reports mate.
Premier League Hat of the Week
— Andy Carroll (@AndyTCarroll) October 27, 2015
Ever wondered what big Andy Carroll would look like in a cheesecutter? Surprisingly good.
Premier League BANTER! of the Week
Does Peter Crouch have a saved search on his name? Can’t be a healthy way to spend your time!
Premier League Truth Bomb of the Week
" People don't want to hear the truth, because they don't want their illusions destroyed "…. good morning, have a nice day
— James McClean (@JamesMcC14) October 29, 2015
Sorry Noam Chomsky.
Premier League Rebrand of the Week
I've switched my handle to @HKane. A cleaner look but still me! ???? ⚽️
— Harry Kane (@HKane) October 26, 2015
No better way to celebrate a Premier League hattrick than a full Twitter rebrand. Goodbye @CoolSpursStriker69, hello @HKane.
Premier League Dogs of the Week
Morning!! ???????? pic.twitter.com/qHnijAHF3z
— Gerard Deulofeu (@gerardeulofeu) October 26, 2015
If you thought Sam Whitelock was big check out how massive Gerard Deulofeu looks next to these tiny dogs! Very big.
Konch’s Kafe Special of the Week
— James Buckley (@James_Buckley) October 28, 2015
Veteran Premier League defender Paul Konchesky appeared on Jay from The Inbetweeners‘ football podcast this week to talk about the intricacies of pie and mash. Essential listening.
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