I am relieved if truth be known to be back sat on the sofa listening to the radio commentary tomorrow morning after Monday night's TV horror show. There is of course nothing like actually being at the game though, and for those of you attending tomorrow, back the boys well please. It is times like this etc..
Undoubtedly the radio commentators make the game sound far more exciting than it really is, Hartlepool for example, however listening to BBC Radio London's Emma Jones
is like standing in Sam Bartram Close facing the wrong way with industrial ear plugs on.
I wrote after Monday night that if (and financially that was a big if) we could get a new face in - as Parky says - the building then that would give the existing squad a big lift. If by next Monday night we still have our squad intact, and Parky has said today that we have had no interest for "key players,"
then that will certainly be a first and most welcome cadbury's boost. Today's signing of left winger Kyel Reid gives Parky a nice selection problem for tomorrow but personally I would revert to a five-man midfield and start Leon McKenzie on the left side. Sam Sodje has to start at the back in place of Llera.
So apart from being on the sofa with Emma Jones my weekend consists of some friends joining us for Jamaican take-out tonight (which wine goes with curried goat?), hopefully our daughter will wake us in the wee hours of Sunday morning to watch Andy Murray beat Roger Federer in the Australian Open final
, although sadly my interest has vanished in the African Nations Cup after my bet Algeria got beaten in yesterday's semi-final against Egypt
but I will also be out shopping early tomorrow for FakeBake
before the company goes bust because Simon Jordan
owes them millions of pounds. FakeBake will take their place alongside the Grosvenor Hotel, Toni & Guy and Crystal Palace's first team squad waiting to get paid by administrator Brendan Guilfoyle.