July 2008 Archives
SLAPSTICK, farce, a distinct lack of laughs and a welcome ending.
Now it has finally been resolved, the Gareth Barry transfer saga should be turned into a feature length ChuckleVision film.
Well, the last time Final Word witnessed such relentless "to me, to you" nonsense involving someone called Barry it was from those cheap rate comedians up north.
Mind you, I doubt we'll see Barry Chuckle for quite a while...
*After missing out on Barry, Benitez turned to Liverpool legends Rush and Aldridge
I may be risking the wrath of cricket's traditionalists with what I am about to say but I like the idea of city franchises for the proposed English Twenty20 rival to the Indian Premier League.
But hold fire!! Before you accuse me of tearing apart one of this fine land's greatest sports by throwing my weight behind these madcap ideas, the actual details of the tournament don't interest me - I'm just looking forward to the crazy ideas for team names.