Twitter reaction to England Ashes win and Premier League kick-off
There was plenty to shout about during a superb weekend of sporting action, as England dominantly thrashed Australia to win the Ashes, while the Premier League made a welcome return.
Here was the reaction on Twitter to both events over an exciting couple of days!
Moeen Ali enjoyed a successful spell recently, helping England lift the Ashes and his team grabbing an opening day win!
— Moeen Ali (@MoeenAli) August 9, 2015
All of the England stars were ecstatic, as celebrations undoubtedly went on long into the night..
Not changing out of my whites all day! Proud of these guys pic.twitter.com/KWQ4ZCcFor
— Steven Finn (@finnysteve) August 8, 2015
England wicket keeper Jos Buttler channelled his inner Del Boy..
— Jos Buttler (@josbuttler) August 8, 2015
James Anderson missed the winning Test due to injury, but showed there was a lot of respect for Australia captain Michael Clarke upon announcement of his imminent retirement from the longer format..
A lot of respect on the England balcony for Michael Clarke… pic.twitter.com/iIx1giBC0v
— James Anderson (@jimmy9) August 8, 2015
A former England nemesis was full of praise for the performance..
Congratulations to Alastair Cook & the England team on the Ashes victory. Played fearless & entertaining cricket, was nice to watch !!
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) August 8, 2015
Piers Morgan had to eat humble pie, following his remarks about the side before the series began..
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) August 8, 2015
Morgan was soon left fuming, after Arsenal were dealt an opening day hammer blow by West Ham United..
One of them was only 16??????? Is this a joke? #AFCvWHUFC
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) August 9, 2015
— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) August 9, 2015
Kyle Walker got the season going with an own-goal at Old Trafford..
And the first goal of the Premier League is scored by …. Tottenham's Kyle Walker. For Man Utd. 1-0 22 mins
— Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) August 8, 2015
Is Shaqiri finally going to become a Potters player?
Xherdan Shaqiri is watching Stoke vs. Liverpool, just weeks after reportedly failing to respond to Stoke's offer. pic.twitter.com/izbXtO5gQv
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) August 9, 2015
Jose Mourinho was playing the blame game after Chelsea’s draw with Swansea City..
Mourinho criticises Chelsea club doctor for not understanding the game – she was treating Eden Hazard. http://t.co/NK5li2VUut
— Jacqui Oatley (@JacquiOatley) August 8, 2015
Petr Cech suffered a shocking debut for Arsenal, but they 4/1 third favourites to win the title this season..
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) August 9, 2015