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Both Lairds and Skem have had impressive seasons, and both deserve the promotion to the UniBond League which finally looks like being offered to at least two clubs after farcically long deliberations by the Football Association.
While the match ended farcically with Andrew Flintoff charging into Saurav Ganguly (16 not out) with seven close catchers in position, it belied the mood of contest.
Farcically, even John Reid, who only became Scots Secretary two months ago, has been tipped for a move onwards and upwards in some quarters.
Then Robert Croft was farcically run out attempting a fourth run.
NIGEL PEARSON kept his job as Leicester boss after farcically being told he was sacked and then reinstated over the phone by the club's Thai owners.
That last number looks smaller but it doesn't describe the farcically small space that you're given in what is meant to be the perfect motor for a weekend away.
The farcically outrageous scripts for the series were written by creators Andrew Norris and Richard Fegen (who would later go on to create the somewhat similar, if far less likeable character of Gordon Brittas, in the popular BBC series 'The Brittas Empire' for Chris Barrie), and was produced and directed by Michael Mills.
Only two dared take on Paddy Power Champion Bumper winner Sweeps Hill and Weatherbys Champion Bumper second Some Present last year, and not one of the four runners was keen to lead, making for a farcically run race that ended in a sprint up the run-in and victory for Sweeps Hill.
Wallace (eight) and Ryan Watkins (five) were dismissed by Berg, Cosker and Harrison were dismissed in the same over by Udal, before Kruger was farcically run out as Glamorgan lost their last six wickets for 22 runs.
Your articles (front page and Page 4) of October 1 were particularly daft and farcically tenuous examples.
Had executive chiefs of Sir Terry's calibre been in charge of, say, Rover or any of hundreds of British manufacturing firms which, often through farcically inefficient management, were sold to foreign interests or folded, maybe we wouldn't have become largely a service industry economy.