...dead. How many ex-professional players who are now media pundits confidently stated the League Cup final would be between Chelsea and Villa? How many are ever right and why do we really need them?
...League Cup game. I reluctantly tuned into BBC 5Live last night for the away trip to Carlisle in the League Cup, no sponsors here without some readies stumped up, it was the only option.
...not to lose. Andrew Strauss needed a carrot to dangle in front of the Sri Lankan batsmen to get a result at Lords' but chose to bat on and on and on, seemingly scared his bowlers would give it up in extras.
...Stuart. You didn't really think you'd go on and beat the Germans now did you? England rode their luck to get to the European U21 Championship final but were beaten by a far better German side.
...them a shonky one. It could be partly to piss off Pugwash after his fact rant but was more to do with a man in a commentary box who has trouble with a word that haunts from 1990.
...'ouse practicing with 'Arry's missus on the Wii? After Bent's miss of the season that cost Spurs the victory 'Arry reckoned his missus could have put it away.
The B.B.C.'s coverage of the New York Giants v Miami Dolphins at Wembley was exactly as I suspected it would be, fronted by a muppet and not enough real highlights of the game. But it was good to have Jimmy Armfield back on 5Live's football broadcast on Sunday.