Twitter index: English Premier League player transfers
Wednesday 31 August 2011
An interview with Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp on UK-based pay TV sports channel Sky Sports News is getting Twitter users fired up about player transfers in the English Premier League on the morning of August 31.
The name of football player “Owen Hargreaves” is in seventh place as microbloggers discuss his possible transfer to Manchester City.
“Owen Hargreaves to join Manchester City today & Shaun Wright-Phillips will complete a permanent move to QPR,” reports @SkySportsNews, while other Twitter users joke “Breaking news: Owen Hargreaves' move to mcfc breaks down amid injury scare. Apparently, he fell out of the transfer window.”
Wednesday’s top hashtags are “#WaysToGetOffThePhone,” “#dadquotes” and “#ThingsHoodRatsLove.”
“A Bag Of Weed” is in fourth place, “Lol :)” (internet talk for “laugh out loud” and a smiley face) is trending in fifth place, the name of American film “ Love & Basketball” is in sixth place, and “Eid Mubarak," a Muslim holiday greeting often said at the end of Ramadan, is in eighth place.
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on August 31 at 7:30 AM GMT are:
- #WaysToGetOffThePhone (+1)
- #dadquotes (new)
- #ThingsHoodRatsLove (new)
- A Bag Of Weed (new)
- Lol :D (new)
- Love & Basketball (new)
- Owen Hargreaves (new)
- Eid Mubarak (new)
- Sky Sports News (new)
- Harry Redknapp (new)
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