Word on the Tweet: Joey Barton is a modern-day Guy Fawkes

The Marseille midfielder reveals his own political discontent, whilst Lee Dixon struggles to understand Andre Santos' motivation for swapping shirts with Robin van Persie
Joey Barton has never been one for ranting on Twitter, but he has decided to end his silence today with a tribute to Guy Fawkes.

Meanwhile, Lee Dixon reveals his disbelief at Andre Santos' decision to swap shirts with Robin van Persie at half-time during Arsenal's 2-1 defeat to Manchester United on Saturday.

Elsewhere, Kyle Naughton takes up reading, Johnny Heitinga flirts with Ajax and Michael Owen turns his attention to horse racing.

Here is Monday's edition of Word on the Tweet...

"How much modern politics and politicians have changed. I couldn't imagine anyone now feeling as disillusioned toward government as Guido did

"Thankfully, all politicians are 'salt of the earth' peoples people now and not out for themselves or their duck moats...#LongliveGuy"

Marseille midfielder Joey Barton embarks upon a political rant. WOTT can only hope that he’s not en route to Westminster right now...

"That half time shirt swapping senario is really bothering me!

Im just hoping it didn't happen. I shouldn't comment until I know the facts"

Arsenal legend Lee Dixon reveals that he is still struggling to understand why Andre Santos swapped shirts with Robin van Persie at half-time during Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester United on Saturday. Ebay..?

"I am invited by #Ajax to see the game in #Manchester against #ManCity. Great to support my former club tomorrow #championsleague"

Everton defender Johnny Heitinga has a little flirt with his ex-club, Ajax. WOTT hopes that manager David Moyes has not been stalking the Dutchman's twitter, otherwise he could find himself in the doghouse tonight!

"Another great result for Manor House Stables and @TomDascombe after Rhythm of Light wins a Grade 2 in America last night. Well done team."

Michael Owen turns his attention on the race course for action, after spending the last few weeks on the bench at Stoke.

"I'm actually reading my 1st ever book an enjoying it.Can't wait for the train journey back to LON now with this badboy."

Tottenham full-back Kyle Naughton discovers the magical world of literature. Speculation has been rife, but WOTT can confirm that the book is not 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.

"#TheresNoSecondDateIf you're a size 6 but you've squeezed into a size 4 open-toe shoe! #toeshangingover #borrowedyourgirlsheels #leaveit"

Hull City winger Sone Aluko provides some dating tips. WOTT can only hope that this is directed at an unlucky lady, and is not a 'note to self'.