OCTOBER 21 2007
THE PRESS ASSOCIATION'S HEADLINE:
"Dejected England fans were left to
drown their sorrows after watching their heroes crash to defeat in the
World Cup final."
to defeat or anything else. South Africa won the
World Cup. England were runners up, played a good game, put in a
terrific effort. The only thing that has crashed in the UK these days
is our media, which is apparently largely owned and controlled by the
scum of the earth, to whom headline writers and a majority of
commentators grovel for their daily bread.
Once a 'game'
turns professional it become meritocratic providing theere is
reasonable equalit of opportunity. In some countries it has been
effectively nationalised, though that depends on the political
complexion of the country in question and the possibilties of
sponsorship as much as the decisions ans efforts of those inviolved
directly in the sport. Bur team sporting fixtures are essentially a
personal event - people playing a game. If they are good enough they
may be chosen to represent their country, but the game is not a contest
between nations. Rugby it is a contest between two teams, playing a
game they have chosen, to test their skill,.perseverance and team work.
There is no trational or emotional reason why any Rugby fan should feel
For some reason
there are those who think Lewis Hamililton must now win the Formula One
World Championship for Britain to retore national well-being. Why? It's