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08-09-2012, 14:02
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As regular readers will know, I’m not the world’s greatest football fan*, but I happened to be reading this article (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2199701/Nottingham-Forest--The-Midlander.html) and was struck by a reference to the autobiography of Roy McDonough (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_McDonough), the most sent-off man in British football history:
My favourite line? Probably when he asks his physio at Southend whether drinking 70 pints of Stella every week is suitable behaviour for a professional athlete...Interestingly, Roy McDonough would have been in the same year as me at school.
* it has its place, but it shouldn’t be allowed to take over entire pubs. https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/5623537812609722663-6016763505394398325?l=pubcurmudgeon.blogspot.com

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