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Roo-mournia and the dashing of Great White Hopes

Read spiked editor Mick Hume's Notebook in The Times (London).

Mick Hume

Mick Hume
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Not sure which is the more depressing: that Wayne Rooney has broken his foot, or that the English nation appears to be so depressed over a footballer doing himself a mischief.

I bow to nobody in the fervency of my atheistic prayers for a medical miracle that might allow Our Wayne to play in the World Cup. At least, to nobody except perhaps the depressive Suffolk fan who has taken out £1 million insurance against becoming traumatised by an early England exit.

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