The Grim Stopper

Charles Cowling

England’s World Cup 1-1 draw against USA was brought about by the butterfingered England goalkeeper Robert Green.

By way of neat symmetry, it’s worth recalling that when the USA achieved a shock win over England at the 1950 World Cup, the star on the day was the USA goalkeeper, Frank Borghi.

And the point of especial interest for all members of the dismal trade who read this blog is that Frank Borghi was a hearse driver.

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