Lost In The Mist!
Submitted By: Joe H. Cole
A couple of years ago there was a story in the local paper about a
Cambridgeshire league match that was played one winter in typically
murky fenland conditions. After about 10 minutes, the fog came down
so thickly that visibilty was reduced to about half the length of the
pitch, so the referee decided to abandon the game. It was only after
the players had been enjoying the warmth of the changing rooms for
about 20 minutes that a player on one of the teams noticed that
their goalkeeper had not come in. When they went out to look for
him they discovered him still faithfully guarding his goal,
oblivious to the fact that the match had been abandoned. Apparently,
he thought his team had been playing particularly well and had
managed to keep the play at the other end of the pitch...
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