All Creatures Great And Small

At the end of the season, the great and the good usually come together to pontificate over who has been the best. Not merely satisfied with the final league tables (which, you know, are a pretty definitive guide to who has been the best), journalists, managers and even players themselves come together to hand out their own awards. I won’t be joining in with them this year. You don’t have to be highly qualified to be able to pronounce that, yes, Cristiano Ronaldo has been pretty good this season, and what good would it do anyway? He’s already likely to win at least a Champions League or Premier League winners medal (quite possibly both), and he’ll be playing at Euro 2012. He earns thousands of pounds each week and gets to gallivant around with ladies of the night without anyone even batting an eyelid. Some sort of trinket from here (or even kind words) wouldn’t even register on his radar. It’s far better, then, to focus on the worst. Miles away from the world of the likes of Ronaldo, thousands of cloggers are turning out every Saturday and doing their best, but some of them don’t make a particularly good job of it. Here, then, are my personal picks as three of the very worst from 2007/08. Third Place: Bedwell Rangers (Herts Senior County League Division Division One) –...

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