Alex Massie

Chris Kamara For The Win

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Lord knows that in these trying, perhaps even desperate, times we need some light relief. So here's Chris Kamara cheerfully admitting that he hasn't a clue what's going on in the Portsmouth vs Blackburn Rovers game the other day. Now, if only political pundits and broadcasters were this honest...

And no, I'm not knocking Mr Kamara. I once wrote a 900 word report on a rugby match that, thanks to my own stupidity and the uselessness of a colleague who was giving me a lift to Hawick and had got the kick-off time wrong, was into injury time by the time we arrived. That is, we saw fewer than two minutes of play. Happily, no-one seemed to notice...

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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