Joey Barton breached the million follower mark and William Hill are offering 10/1 that he manages to overtake the two kings of English football tweeting, Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand, by the end of the season. He is 5/2 to overtake one of them and 1/3 to fail to overtake either of them. Given his propensity to controversial tweeting, Hills are offering 11/4 that he is banned from tweeting by QPR before the end of the season.
Joeys twitter feed, which spans from philosophy, through football banter and so-called TOWIE bashing, is proving incredibly popular and its diversity could help in making it the number one Twitter footy feed by the end of the season, said Hills spokesman Joe Crilly. He just has to make sure that he is not too controversial otherwise his club may force him to quit.
Banned from tweeting by the end of the season by QPR: 11/4 yes; 1/4 no
To overtake Rio Ferdinand or Wayne Rooney in Twitter followers by the end of the season: 1/3 neither; 5/2 one; 10/1 both
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