Friday, May 14, 2010

On The FA Cup Final (Tomorrow)

From the Guardian's daily teatime take on football, "The Fiver," this makes me laugh. Then sigh.

"Tomorrow we must decide whether we would like a team built on money from Great British charities, small business-owners and taxpayers to bask in glory, or whether we would prefer the trophy to be hoisted aloft by a side constructed using what amounts to another nation's natural inheritance, given away during a dark and weak hour in the country's past and since monetised, exported and converted into so many superyachts and full-backs"

The whole thing appears under the sub-head: "Every Ash Cloud ..."

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