Tuesday, 21 July 2009

Considerably richer than you

Imagine the headline spoken in an intolerably thick Birmingham accent and you will surely remember Harry Enfield and his nouveau-riche comedy characters Stan and Pam Herbert ,who revel in their new found wealth and are desperate to convince those around them that this guarantees them greater happiness and social importance.
Swap Stan and Pam for Garry Cook and Mark Hughes and the situation is similar over at Middle Eastlands. After years of footballing mediocrity the rapid rise to the richest club in the World has left the press, the club, their fans as well as their opponents struggling to comprehend their new found position.

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