Singing In The Rain

As those of you that watched “Match Of The Day” last night will be able to attest, this weekend has seen some pretty damn terrible weather, and there can be little doubt that this had an effect on the quality of football played yesterday afternoon. First up, congratulations to Swansea City and Nottingham Forest, who dumped Premiership clubs out on their big, pampered arses. I have, over the course of the weekend, found a new team to despise more than any other, and that team is Sheffield United. They get a special mention for dropping eight of their regular team for their match against Swansea. I didn’t see the post-match interviews last night, but I dare say that Neil Warnock came up with the usual crap about fixture congestion and how important it is to stay in the Premiership, but I am largely of the opinion that perhaps Sheffield United FC need to have a long, hard look at themselves here. Has it come to the point at which finishing 17th in the Premiership is more important than trying to win a trophy? They should be ashamed of themselves. If the FA had any balls, they’d ban them from the Cup for five years, whether they’re relegated at the end of this season or not. There were no such excuses for Charlton Athletic, whose wretchedness at Nottingham Forest yesterday...

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