Peter Worthington has had an amazing life. And his obituary, which he wrote himself, certainly has an arresting opening line.
The Professional Footballers’ Association dinner to celebrate the achievements of players has come under fire after the comedian Reginald D Hunter used the word ‘nigger’ several times in his routine.
The outrage mirrored what so often happens on the pitch and left the result of the awards buried deep beneath the controversy. Where the score line is forgotten because of the decisions of the referee, the winners here will be forgotten because of a different kind of man in black.