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Yet when I compare the simple heart of a 2-year-old who loves God to the complexity and ambiguity of my own soul - along with the host of Catholics struggling with sins ranging from greed to pedophilia, who nonetheless freely partake of the Eucharist, even if needfully so - then it strikes me as particularly senseless to deny a dancing toddler the sacrament under the pretext that he is too young to understand.
No, Moyes is at the outset of a needfully long rebuild so, in their current state, the Black Cats should be content with a draw at Southampton.