While we all moan about a losing run that threatens to make the current season one of the toughest and most depressing in Posh history, just remember that we might still be languishing in League Two without the impact and input of MacAnthony.
He cheered me up for a few days this week, until kick-off anyway.
Pain and death by 1,000 cuts
I’m really enjoying the death by a thousands cuts the England cricket selectors are inflicting on Kevin Pietersen (above).
How it must have hurt South Africa’s top player to appear humble in front of former Test captain Andrew Strauss, current Test captain Alistair Cook and coach Andy Flower.
Fair play to England for playing hardball though.
Maybe they are waiting for Pietersen to deliver a public apology during his provocative stint as a commentator at the World Twenty/20 Cup.
If so they will have to wait for an awful long time because Pietersen appears to only do ‘humble’ in private.
Too many of his public utterances are delivered through representatives as befitting such a megastar.
Crouch Down and out
I’m always amused by the sudden retirement from or unavailability for international football by ordinary players. Most give up when they know they aren’t going to get picked anyway. If Peter Crouch (above) hasn’t really made himself unavailable for England selection then Roy Hodgson should. Debating the merits of such a fringe player is a complete and utter waste of time.
Cristiano is a third Ronnie
I think the Prince of Prima Donnas Cristiano Ronaldo may be taking on the wrong manager in Jose Mourinho in his latest bout of self-indulgent sulking. Mourinho is the one manager who won’t put up with incessant pouting, possibly because he has an even bigger ego.
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