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FOOTIE TWEETS: Swansea's Williams cops Fergie blast; Chelsea lead Villa on a Merry Dance

Brad Davies reviews the reaction on Twitter from the weekend's big Premier League round.

Swansea City defender Ashley Williams found himself on the end of some furious words from Sir Alex Ferguson after the South Wales side held Manchester United to their first draw of the season at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday.

Williams' attempted clearance cannoned into the back of Robin Van Persie's head while he was on the ground was branded a "disgraceful act" by Fergie who went on to insist "you can clearly see that he could have been killed."

Head of the queue to make a mockery of those words was English talk show host and die hard Arsenal fan Piers Morgan who went straight for the jugular tweeting "Ferguson protected thugs like Keane for years - now he cries attempted murder over a miskicked ball in the head? Hypocritical clown!" Ahh, if only Fergie had a twitter account.

Piers also sent a backhander to the former Arsenal captain with "Ashley Williams - thank you" to which Williams himself maintained his innocence with "Was unintentional Mr. Morgan."

Williams' official stance after the game was "Good point earned today. Team defended well against a top quality side. Obviously the RVP incident was unintentional. #OverReaction"

At the time of the incident, Van Persie didn't take kindly to Williams' effort to clear his lines, squaring up to the Swansea captain before team mates intervened. Wayne Routledge dared ponder how the confrontation would have panned out in their absence tweeting "Who thinks RVP would of flopped @AshWills84."

In the late fixture on Sunday Chelsea gave their fans an early Christmas present with an 8-0 humiliation of Aston Villa which prompted plenty of cheer from the boys from the bridge.

Clearly enjoying his new midfield role which was highlighted by a brilliant free kick David Luiz exclaimed "Great game lads! Enjoy the Xmas! Have a good night."

Despite being one of the few Chelsea players not to put one past Villa keeper Brad Guzan (who has worryingly not tweeted since the game), Victor Moses showed off his tweeting skills dropping in a humble brag regarding the celebrity company he enjoys: "Absolutely buzzing great 3 points. shout out to my boy @TinieTempah for coming to support me 2day :)"

Perhaps summing up the life of a professional footballer best though was Josh McEachran who gets our final say before Christmas. Not involved on matchday but clearly living the high life the youngster tweeted "Great result for Chelsea today! I feel chilled out just been in the spa now going to have a BIGGG Chinese! Anything good on tv tonight?"

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