By Aiden Mynott
Well here we are at the start of a New year. Will 2018 bring sorrow or joy. The forecast suggests rain if nothing else and that’s on top of the melted snow from last Wednesday which came 2 days late.
On the pitch there is definite improvement but it is clear the task of turning things round is not going to happen quickly. I do not envy the manager the task in front of him. Still like most things if it was too easy it would not be a challenge and therefore have no appeal.
The trial in the USA finished on Friday and 2 of the 3 South American officials were found guilty and one was a quitted. At one point it seemed like a Hollywood film with one defendant rubbing his finger across his throat as a witness was giving evidence. His lawyer claimed he had a rash on his throat which was itching and he could not resist scratching it.
All that remains is for me to wish everyone a prosperous New year and a happy one. Also an average of 2 points per game would be most welcome in the 20 remaining games.
And on that bomb shell