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Also, Gareth Bale does his best to soothe Cristiano Ronaldo's bruised ego, and Joey Barton reflects on adding the Player of the Month award to his recent 'King of Twitter' title

Swansea's fantastic Capital One Cup victory at Stamford Bridge is the talk of Twitter today, although Ashley Williams is making sure nobody gets too carried away.

New Ipswich signing Aaron McLean fails to endear himself to his new fans after criticising the local shops, prompting a rebuke from the local council.

Elsewhere, Gareth Bale flies the flag for Cristiano Ronaldo after his Ballon d'Or rejection, and Joey Barton doesn't know what to think after making the headlines for the right reasons.

Read on for all this and more in Goal.com’s latest offering of Word on the Tweet…

"The dream continues... El sueño continúa... THANK YOU!!!"
Swansea sensation Michu reacts emotionally to yet another match-winning performance against Chelsea.



"Reality is wrong... Dreams are for real!"
Wayne Routledge follows suit.



"We enjoy the result tonight. But back to work in the morning. This means nothing only halfway. Plenty of work to be done yet."
Vice-captain Ashley Williams brings his excitable team-mates back down to earth with a bang.



"What a result 2-0 away to chelsea .. Only half way though... Great support again and thanks for all the messages #JackArmy"
Goalscorer Danny Graham is caught between joy and prudence. Must be the Williams effect...



"Chelsea without Lampard...hmmm?"
Gary Lineker thinks that the absence of Super Frank might be responsible for their Stamford Bridge defeat.



"What a blow that would be to Blackpool to lose Micheal Appleton. speaking to the lads they think he is a top coach"
Charlie Adam's former team-mates obviously don't want to lose their manager, who is being courted by Blackburn.



"Another hat-trick for Ronaldo! I think he's the best all round player in the world right now #ballondor2013 :p"
Gareth Bale obviously isn't impressed with this 'Messi' fellow...



"Nice way to celebrate winning player of the month.(Which I didn't know about til very late) thanks to all that voted #allezlom"
Joey Barton was as surprised as anyone to be named as Marseille's Player of the Month following their cup win over Guingamp.

"What's the closest DECENT place for shopping from Ipswich???"
Ipswich Town's loan striker causes a minor Twitter commotion by criticising the local retail facilities, comments that David Ellesmere of Ipswich Borough Council described as "disappointing".

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