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English pundits weren't satisfied with their nation's 1-1 draw with Ireland at Wembley, while dissenting voices in Norfolk aren't happy with Giovanni Trapattoni's selection policy

Opinion on Twitter was divided after England's draw with Ireland at Wembley, with the Boys in Green seeming much more pleased with their share of the spols than the hosts.

Meanwhile, Wes Hoolahan's friends just can't understand why the playmaker isn't the first name on Giovanni Trapattoni's team-sheet, while one onlooker makes the bold claim that England are a Michael Carrick-driven one-man team.

Elsewhere, the end of the season brings with it plenty of emotional goodbyes, neatly expressed in 140 characters or less. It's all here in Thursday's edition of Word on the Tweet...

"Brilliant night at Wembley and before we leave for Brazil I'd like to thank all the fans who supported me.."
Chelsea's Ashley Cole expresses his gratitude to the supporters who were happy to see him captain England on his 102nd international appearance.


"'Good approach play by England' no, good approach play by Carrick"
Young Derby midfielder Will Hughes is perhaps the first person to accuse any side involving Michael Carrick of being a one-man team.


"Even though results haven't been great, felt tactically England were maturing, but this is a step back to the dark ages of 2 lines of 4."
Gary Lineker seems to have realised that Roy Hodgson may not be the most progressive of tacticians.


"Decent result tonight!! All the boys were class!! Fans were unreal what an atmosphere!! #COYBIG"
Wigan midfielder James McCarthy is more positive about the match at Wembley, where he and his Ireland team-mates were good value for the draw.


"Seriously how has Wes not played at least half hour! Been great this season and was unreal against city last day of season. #GetWessiOn"
Norwich winger Elliott Bennett is outraged that team-mate Wes Hoolahan has been left on the sidelines by Giovanni Trapattoni.


"Baffled as to how Wes can’t get off the bench for Ireland?!! #shambles"
John Ruddy agrees. It's almost as if Hoolahan's friends are not completely impartial when it comes to his international prospects. I bet his mum thinks he should be playing as well. Shame on you, Trapattoni...


"Thank you for all the support & encouragement from #cpfcfamily. It's been a long hard journey but definitely worth it in the end !"
Manchester United-bound Wilfred Zaha bids goodbye to Crystal Palace after helping them win promotion back to the Premier League. It's almost too perfect.


"Let me clear one thing. I was a loan player and I made it clear from the first minute I signed I'm off after the season finishes."
Wigan's definitely on-loan Austrian international Paul Scharner says his farewells after collecting an FA Cup winners medal and seeing the Latics suffer relegation to the Championship. Not quite as perfect, but not bad...

"A great player, teammate and above all an example to follow! I wish you all the best my friend! #MerciAbidal #fcblive "
Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas pays tribute to the departing Eric Abidal, who fought back from cancer to help the Blaugrana to win back the Spanish title.

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