Also, Michael Owen reveals his reality TV habits, Lucas Leiva celebrates his 26th birthday and Reading attacker Noel Hunt may have earned himself a large dollop of bad luck
That said, Ryan Nelsen's first foray into management with Toronto (and all whilst he is still yet to retire as a player) has attracted plenty of comment.
Elsewhere, Ravel Morrison channels his inner Macaulay Culkin, Noel Hunt commits a Twelfth Night faux pas and David Stockdale makes a cringe-filled plea to Jermain Defoe.
Read on for all this and more in Goal.com’s latest offering of Word on the Tweet…
"A massive good luck to Nelly!! New head coach at Toronto."
Tottenham shot-stopper Brad Friedel sends his regards to new Toronto head coach and former team-mate Ryan “Nelly” Nelsen – another characteristically complex footballer nickname there.
"What a night for Bradford City this is. Buzzing for everyone back there!"
Manchester United and England midfielder Tom Cleverley is delighted by the Bantams’ win, having spent two years at the club as a youngster.
"Football is a crazy game…"
Swansea attacker Wayne Routledge comes over all philosophical as Bradford pull off a shock 3-1 win over Aston Villa in the Capital One Cup.
"Christmas trees down for another year!! Should have been down last week but I was just hanging on to the memories!! #GoodTimes"
Festively-named Noel Hunt’s Christmas tree might not be the only thing in Reading going down in 2013 – does he not realise it is bad luck to leave decorations up after Twelfth Night!?
"Happy birthday for the best defensive midfield in the premier league @LucasLeiva87."
Liverpool left-back Jose Enrique sends some love in the direction of his Anfield team-mate Lucas Leiva.
"Big brother on again. Can’t believe I’m watching this most nights. If only you could vote off 3 people at once. #Paula #heidi&Spencer"
Stoke’s perma-injured striker Michael Owen dissects the latest reality TV goings-on – better that than his…erm…somewhat questionable Bradford commentary.
"“@IAmJermainDefoe JD what’s with the lack of love with the no follow?"
Oh, gosh, this is awkward. Fulham’s back-up goalkeeper David Stockdale begs Tottenham forward Jermain Defoe for a follow-back.
Birmingham’s on-loan midfielder Ravel Morrison channels his inner Macaulay Culkin, booby-trapping his home with toy cars and marbles...maybe.