Author Archives: Sophie

I predict a diet

With half marathon training hamstrung, by well, a hamstring, it has become clear that the less there is of TLF on 11 June the better. Particularly as if the worse comes to the worse, Julie will be dragging me round … Continue reading

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“Now ’tis spring, and weeds are shallow-rooted; Suffer them now and they’ll o’ergrow the garden”

Manager of the Mighty Saints, Ian Allison, is clearly a man who likes to do his spring cleaning early. Don’t get me wrong, TLF likes a good vernal equinox tidy up, but tends to wait until Easter before hoovering and … Continue reading

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A brazen plug

No, not of the 13 amp variety, draped in something unseemly and making eyes at you. Nor indeed a shameless foreign two pronged specimen, with a saucy manner. No, this is simply TLF in begging mode….. I was hoping I … Continue reading

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What has the Roman ever done for us?

I’m starting to think that it wasn’t ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’. That F and C were actually intended to give us ‘Monty Python’s Football Club’ and they were merely the silly pilot for the even more daft Lesta City FC. … Continue reading

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And another thing!

“All your teams are sh1t Soph.” That was Ray’s cheerful assessment of TLF’s footballing fortunes prior to The Mighty Saints home game against Bath (that’s Bath without an ‘r’ remember). I didn’t have the heart to correct the “all” and … Continue reading

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Only one team in the top 4 English Divisons has yet to score a league goal in 2017…

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Singing in the rain II

“And IIIIIIIIIIIIII will always loooooove youuuuuuuuu,” rings out in a not very melodic fashion around Clarence Park. It was a cold and spectacularly WET evening for the visit of Welling and Whitney Houston was on trend on the terraces. Pretty … Continue reading

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A grand day in

There was a time when TLF didn’t worry about being resident in a FFZ on a weekend during the football season. There was a time when TLF would be happily ensconced in a domestic setting; warm and toasty in front … Continue reading

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Tempestuous Times

Last weekend was all about kulture. Probably for the best seeing as the Mighty Saints were defeated by the wintery conditions and had an unexpected weekend off while Lesta were yet again doing their best to be the more recognisable … Continue reading

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Derby day drama

Dateline: 14 January 2017, 14:00 We are heading towards enemy territory Worse than that, our travelling companions are the enemy. Tension is in the air and the usually gregarious THS are monosyllabic. It is Hemel v the Mighty Saints and … Continue reading

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