Word on the Tweet: Rio Ferdinand leads Polish pitch jibes as Southgate reveals Hodgson underwear situation

The social media networking site was, ahem, awash with jokes after rainfall meant the Three Lions' World Cup qualifying match in Warsaw had to be re-scheduled
After England's 2014 World Cup qualifier with Poland was postponed due to authorities forgetting to shut the stadium roof before predicted heavy rainfall, Twitter was predictably full of jokes from players and fans alike.

Rio Ferdinand and Gary Lineker were both on hand to offer their thoughts, whilst Ashley Cole was happy to turn to the TV instead of the playing field.

A number of other qualifiers did go ahead as planned, however, with Johan Djourou, Asmir Begovic and Vincent Kompany all delighted with their respective results.

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"Can't believe game was off, ‪#eng‬ 2morrows a different day thou, now time to watch ‪#thevallys‬ good times"

and England left-back Ashley Cole viewed the postponed match as an opportunity to catch up on some telly watching.

"Just heard the stadium has a rooooooooooooof!! Hahahahhahaha it gets worse!!"

Ferdinand was left to watch the farce from his sofa, and could barely hold back his emotions when he found out the National Stadium in Warsaw did actually have a roof.

"No England manager will ever carry a brolly again!"

Is former Three Lions forward Gary Lineker hinting here that Steve McClaren would have had everything under control in Poland last night?

"Bizarre evening. Roy assures me he's got clean pants for tomorrow. No idea why KO time is early tomorrow - NOT to do with Emmerdale! Lots of England fans here struggling with flights, hotels etc not good"

pundit Gareth Southgate, who was part of the team which struggled to entertain a nation expecting to watch a football match yesterday, reveals a little too much information about the England manager.

"Disgraceful what happened in Serbia last night-manager/captain should just take team off the field and refuse to play c what UEFA do then"

captain Phil Neville condemns the scenes at the end of England Under-21's match in Serbia, while suggesting a way of sending a strong signal to Uefa.

"I think for the last part of the ‪#debates‬ they should let them put boxing gloves on and slug it out! *Ding ding ding*"

and USA midfielder Stuart Holden provides an interesting alternative to the standard Presidential debates.

"A tackle is a tackle. A competitive tackle is a competitive tackle. A fight is a fight. I should know i've had a few!"

regular Joey Barton states the obvious. 

"What a great result in Iceland 2-0, 10 points, 1st in the group.......thanks for your support."

defender Johan Djourou is delighted with their cool 2-0 win in Iceland. No, not the supermarket.

"Proud of my team, proud of our fans, proud of our country. Together we can achieve anything. ‪#Belgium‬"

City and Belgium captain Vincent Kompany is a proud man - well, we think - following a comfortable win against Scotland in Brussels in which he scored an absolute screamer. 

"Great result for us tonight. Great goals scored tonight. Some great finishes. Great atmosphere as always in Zenica. ‪#BeastMode‬"

Begovic sums up a really great night for Bosnia, after their 3-0 victory over Lithuania. Great.