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As Sick As A FIFA Shaggy Dog Story: Journalism Matters

MEET Roger Burden, the chairman of Gloucester Football Association and briefly Chairman of the England football controlling body the English version of the Beautiful Game.

Roger had a close-up and personal glimpse of the real world this week when he was part of England’s bid to host a World Cup Final. Last night he quit his temporary post since the scales have fallen from his eyes. The Beautiful Game has a lot of greedy and rapacious sharks. Roger does not like the fact he was promised votes which were not there and is disappointed his tame Royals were given a Right Royal shafting.

The Princes David (Beckham) and William (Saxe-Coburg-Gotha-Windsor-Battenberg or the new English version Mountbatten-Windsor take your choice they are all the same family) meant bugger-all to the assembled football giants set to divide the spoils of a World Cup Fest once again.

The very nice Roger, who was at the tail end of a £15 million bid to get the World Cup has quit screaming and spitting “Foul!!”

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Posted: 4th, December 2010 | In: Sports | Comment