Like the fact that 40 year old Sheringham was the only West Ham player
to score in the penalty shoot-out :-)
On 5/13/06, Tom Milner-Gulland <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Well actually I enjoyed reading that piece, but not for the reasons I
> think it was supposed to be enjoyed for, and not just because Theo comes
> from a couple of miles away from me. I enjoyed it because it made me smile
> the way it never once mentioned the word 'talent' and also because the
> only 'talent' the author, as many of the same ilk do, shows is
> the 'talent' to be snide, sneering, condescending etc.. I shan't venture
> to question whether it is sour grapes on account of its being the
> only 'talent' the author (who has got to be in his/her early 20's or
> younger, or much younger yet, right?) possesses.... We've all met that
> sort before - at least, those of us who know any reasonable number of
> journalists do!'
> I just offer one piece of advice to any aspiring journalists out there:
> avoid this sort of thing! It's awful!
> Sorry, just had to get all that in before the enigmas of FA Cup Day....