Extracts from a recent email exchange with HP Saucecraft
“Lodes, my old mucker. Where are all the artists and poets and all the interesting people what used to hang around on the AW blog?”
“Yeah Saucy, we all know you flounced for the fortieth time”
“But have you looked at some of the posts recently, god they’re so boring!”
“As you know so well Burt my boy, the blog goes through a fallow period every so often”
“Fallow, fallow? This ain’t fallow, this is a desert of mediocrity, a sea of sadness, a..”
“Yes, yes but as someone famous once said things are bound to get better. And don’t forget Gary, he’s still here”
“Ah, poor sweet Gary, so handsome, so witty. But even he must be thinking of joining me in purgatory. What can you do, Lodey, what can you do?”
“Tell you what, have you looked at the Highland League table where the 2018-19 season has just ended?”
“Tell me more, please tell me more”.
Cast your eyes to the very bottom of the page linked here and stare in awe and wonder at Fort William. Not a single win, not even a single draw the entire season. In fact a points total of minus seven for fielding an ineligible player on no less than three occasions. And the goal difference, the goal difference. Minus 220, that’s two hundred and twenty!!
I know Brexit has been hogging the headlines recently but why is this not front page news?