Author Archives: Sophie

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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Denialism: Refusal to accept an empirical, verifiable reality

After a barren spell of 21 days (twenty-one) without entering a football ground things were back on an even playing keel (keep up!) with last Satday’s trip to see the mighty Saints take on league leaders Maidenheadstone Utd. Those 21 … Continue reading

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21 days without football – delirium officially sets in

If you read a newspaper or for our younger readers an online media source during the festive and new year season it was hard not to escape a concerted doom-fest; a collective end of year gnashing of teeth about what … Continue reading

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Not a new year’s message

Writing a little ramble on New Year’s Eve should in theory be easy. There’s two ways to do it; in the morning, all nice and sober quick review of the year, preview of the impending 12 months and bosh! all … Continue reading

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