An Ajax supporter decides to edit the Tottenham Hotspur kit of a sleeping rival fan, a worse-for-wear Chris Wilder emerges from Sheffield United’s promotion party, and Mark Lawrenson aims a dig at Andy Carroll – all in Social Shots.
In our brand new regular feature, we take a look at the best social media posts from across the world of football in the past 24 hours. Football and social media can go hand in hand, but not everyone gets it right. Here, we celebrate those that do, highlighting the posts that have made us chuckle, the videos of wonder goals that we’ve just had to watch again, or just anything we felt simply had to be shared….
Putting the ‘Wild’ in Wilder
With Sheffield United’s promotion to the Premier League confirmed, ending a 13-year absence, manager Chris Wilder decided it was time to go a bit crazy….
— Daniel firth (@Danielfirthy) April 29, 2019
Shearer drops the F bomb
Ok, we’re a bit suspicious about the validity of this clip, but it appears to be Alan Shearer claiming ‘Man Utd are f**ked’.
Alan Shearer forgets he's on the telly and drops an F bomb about Man Utd's current woes…pic.twitter.com/cq4851teXX
— 32Red (@32Red) April 30, 2019
Promotion for Fred the Red
After Rio Ferdinand was tipped as a potential candidate for Man Utd’s new sporting director, despite having no previous experience in a similar role, could we see Fred the Red taking up a more senior position at Old Trafford?
Manchester United are delighted to announce the appointment of Fred The Red as Chief Financial Officer. pic.twitter.com/dyjg181R69
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 30, 2019
David Bowie as League One clubs
So now we know where League One teams are getting the inspiration for their kits from.
David Bowie as League One football teams: a thread.
Burton Albion pic.twitter.com/6UAscvatRI
— Hannah Al-Othman (@HannahAlOthman) April 29, 2019
Spurs’ remarkable journey
As Tottenham Hotspur prepare to take on Ajax in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tonight, the club posted this 10-minute video reflecting on the story so far. Who would have thought they’d get this far when they only had one point from their first three group games?
What. A. Journey.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) April 29, 2019
What a campaign it has been for them in Europe 🤩
The sleeping giants
Ahead of tonight’s big match, this Ajax fan took advantage of a Spurs supporter being asleep, to make some small adjustments to his kit 🤣
We thought Ajax were the sleeping giants… 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/a7V4czINLc
— FootballFunnys (@FootballFunnnys) April 30, 2019
You’re never safe.
Lawro calls out Andy Carroll on Reddit AMA
Former Liverpool defender and pundit Mark Lawrenson took part in his first Ask-Me-Anything on Reddit yesterday. When asked if he would rather fight one Andy Carroll-sized duck, or 100 duck-sized Andy Carrolls, his response was brutal.
Neuer’s great moves
If only every goalkeeper celebrated goals like this 🕺
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 29, 2019
On this day…
Sticking with German goalkeepers, today is the 27th birthday of Barcelona shotstopper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen. This is one impressive highlights reel of Champions League saves 👏
🙌 Happy birthday @mterstegen1 🎉
Is he the most complete goalkeeper in Europe?
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) April 30, 2019