Quicker than you can say,‘I was a bit Brahms & Liszt by the end, did we play all that badly?’ certain sectors of the press are pointing out the fact that the 1966 squad drew their first game. So no need to panic. Just yet. Perhaps.
Gerrard scored. Ordinarily, I wouldn’t dream of pointing this out, but last night ITV were broadcasting some adverts and due to some technical mishap a football match broke out either side of them. Disgrace is a word I’m never afraid to over use in situations like these.
We all paid someone something to watch a game of football last night and they botched it. If you ordered food in a restaurant and the figure-piece ingredient was missing – like a roast dinner consisting of all the vegetables, Yorkshires, gravy and no meat – a would you still pay full whack?
Rob Green confirmed what we all knew. And yet David Sullivan thinks Real Madrid are about to place a megabid for the best thing to come out of Norwich since the A11.
What was the deal with Aaron Lennon? Has he been told that as Walnut’s replacement he is expected to play like him? I had high hopes of this young Spur setting the World Cup alight. There’ll be not fireworks with damp matches.