From the daily archives:

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Week 19: Prat – Barbara Hewson

May 12, 2013

This Week’s Prat of the Week is barrister Barbara Hewson for calling for the lowering of the age of consent as a response to the ‘witch hunt’ of Operation Yew Tree It started with a Tweet.   When Stuart Hall pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting 13 girls between the ages of 9 and 17, Barrister Barbara […]

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Week 19: Villain – The FA

May 12, 2013

This week’s Villain Award goes to the Football Association for scheduling the FA Cup Final for 5.15pm kick-off – therefore creating travel havoc for Manchester City and Wigan Athletic fans returning back to the North West after the game. Many congratulations to Wigan Athletic for their wonderful FA Cup triumph over Manchester City yesterday. Wigan […]

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Week 19: Hero – Wigan Athetic Football Club

May 12, 2013

‘This Week’s Heroes are Wigan Athletic FC, winners of the FA Cup. I apologise for getting all wanky, but, what fascinates me about humans is our ability to communicate with eachother, our ability to show so many emotions and our ability to play organised games. Often those three human attributes are combined, perhaps never more […]

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…..And farewell to Jamie Carragher…

May 12, 2013

Ahem… hold on now, just a cotton pickin’ second, Paul Scholes is not the only, modest, unassuming, one club warrior and true pro to be retiring from football this week. Today will see the penultimate game in a Liverpool shirt for club legend Jamie Carragher. Now it is true that Carragher may not have been […]

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Paul Scholes – Farewell to the Ginger Genius

May 12, 2013

Paul Scholes has just announced his retirement (albeit for the second time). He is likely to play his last match at Old Trafford this afternoon. Paul Scholes is my all time favourite footballer for two significant reasons. 1. His ability. 2. His modesty. Scholes is everything a footballer should be. He is a modest genius. […]

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