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  1. What next? Satire a bit puerile says Private Eye. Cricket boring says Cricket Weekly. Gambling is for mugs says Racing Post etc. etc.

  2. Charlie Brooker’s delicious piece in The Guardian….


    ‘On and on the comments went – a chimps’ tea party of the damned’


    ‘The Mail has long been a master at trolling lefties; now it’s mischievously turned on its own readers, and the results could only be funnier if the website came with free plastic lawn furniture for them to lob at the screen. You couldn’t make it up’

  3. The Mail knows how to get a response. Today’s Online Mail has foreign aid, Muslim terrorists, abused war veterans and the English queen, what more could the south east tax dodgers wish? Oh and here is a lottery winner still receiving benefits!

  4. Is Willie Johnston really cleverer than Stanley Matthews was Rab ? It’s hard to believe.

    • I remember the bold Willie at the end of his career playing a reserve match for Hearts at Boghead. Five minutes before kick off, there he was in his strip and in the players’ tunnel, smoking a fag. Class!

      I met that Pat Nevin in Arran once……I’ve met Willie Henderson too…..Lets just leave it there!

  5. Don’t think he was a winger Douglas!

  6. I was at a game at Ibrox with my uncle in my relative youth Robert. We left the game with 5 minutes to go just as the bold Willie Johnston was subbed. We walked directly from the ground up to the Bellahouston Hotel for a pint. By the time we reached the bar to order Willie was sitting at a table in his suit and kipper tie, with soaking wet hair, and was halfway through his first pint.
    What acceleration the wee man had over that vital first five yards !

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