Fun and games from Garbhan Downey
So it's no surprise that two of the book's best jokes are about soccer, to wit:
"He'd always hated the descent into Cityside Airport. Because of the airport's topography, the little jet had to stay almost five miles up until it was directly above the runway. The first sign you knew it was on its way down was when the London stewardesses, to a man, would belt themselves into their seats, close their eyes and bless themselves. After which the plant hit the ground quicker than an Italian striker."and
"`The entire squad walked out of Muff Hall last week when they heard I'd been signed as centre-forward.'
"`I'm afraid not. Something about mafias taking over football clubs. That they wouldn't go the way of Chelsea."© Peter Rozovsky 2013