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"Sunday Morning Football - What a laugh !!" England Sports & Outdoors Tip by St_Vincent

England Sports & Outdoors: 77 reviews and 217 photos

  Sunday morning football in St Albans
by St_Vincent

If you want to see football for nothing, and have a bit of a laugh, just visit any large park at around 10.00am on a Sunday morning. There you will find groups of middle aged over-weight guys kicking the hell out of each other and swearing profanely at another poor bloke who has made the misguided decision to wear black and try to referee one of these chaotic encounters. Even more amusing are the "managers" and "trainers" on the sidelines who are effectively blokes who aren't good enough to actually play but don't want to miss out on the opportunity to question the marital status of the referee's parents. Generally the teams will be sponsored by either a local building firm, where most of them work, or a local pub, where most of them drink. In fact most of them will have been chucked out of the pub around 11.00pm the previous night and be back there about 20 minutes after the referee decides that he has had enough and blows the final whistle.

Theme: Sports Watching

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 10, 2006
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