WOW! What a week it has been what with the shock result of the referendum and now the defeat of England by Iceland!
Both exits were not anticipated I must admit. A dramatic score line; England 1 Iceland 2 had the backstabbers out in force. A few days earlier everyone was a politician and last night everyone was a football manager or expert of some kind.
The pundits on TV used words like humiliating, shambles, terrible, chaotic etc and castigated everyone from the coaching staff to the manager and finally the players.
It was, truth be told, an awful display by the England players and we deserved to lose. A truly disappointing night for all football lovers however this was in part rescued by the comments which were made on Facebook just after the final whistle.
There is always someone who can uplift you by their humorous insights and pithy comments. I’m sure that all those involved in team England might not appreciate them but hey they made me smile. Here are just a few;
Thought for the day: If you are not sure what to do with the ball just pop it in the net and we’ll think about the options afterwards. (Bill Shankley)