Neville’s Twitter return and Virgil’s gym buddy – Wednesday’s sporting social

Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from December 30.


Virgil Van Dijk and Clarence Seedorf were in the gym together.

The England Women boss returned to Twitter.

Welcome back, Phil.

He wasn’t happy with the Tottenham-Fulham postponement.

Gary Neville was not impressed with talk of a two-week ‘circuit breaker’ for the Premier League. And Jack Grealish agreed!

The Covid confusion was certainly getting to Jose Mourinho.

Leeds, Manchester United and Burnley celebrated signing off 2020 in style.

Theo Walcott hopes goal-shy Southampton can kick on in 2021.

Didier Drogba remembered his glory days at Chelsea.

Happy birthday, Ollie Watkins.

Whose head?

Blink and you’ve missed it.

Ben Foster must have had words as Etienne Capoue left Watford for Villarreal!


After Gary Anderson’s fiery interview the other day, are you watching Corrie or the Darts?!

John Part could not contain himself.

Fallon Sherrock had company.


England’s Test captain turned 30.

David Willey enjoyed his family snow day.

Kevin Pietersen boasted about his son’s wildlife photography skills.

Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes had a delivery from the ICC.

A big award for David Warner.


Joe Wicks went for a run with Sir Mo Farah.


Justin Rose wished a happy birthday to a fellow golfing great.

Lee Westwood was back in the swing of things.

Get thinking.

Formula One

Lewis Hamilton is a proud uncle.


Johanna Konta looked ahead.


Conor McGregor looked mean.