Thursday, February 05, 2009

Gordon in the morning: He shoots... he... misses

The Saturdays turned up to do a set at some sort of corporate bash disguised as a charity event. Gordon has the details:

YOU’LL be seeing an awful lot more this year of THE SATURDAYS, who are stepping into GIRLS ALOUD territory with their stunning looks and catchy pop.

Their apt name landed them a gig at the HMV Football Extravaganza in London on Tuesday night...

Apt name? For an event on a Tuesday? What do you mean, Gordon?
... in front of a roomful of people who have dedicated their lives to Saturday afternoon football.

Oh. It's appropriate because they're called The Saturdays, and back before Gordon's boss ruined everything, football used to mainly happen on Saturday afternoons.
Tottenham manager HARRY REDKNAPP, who received a lifetime achievement award at the bash, then played a blinder at its charity auction. One of the lots was the chance to play a game with mates at White Hart Lane, with Harry managing one team and son JAMIE the other.
But Jamie sealed the deal by texting Chelsea and England captain JOHN TERRY to secure his services. Bidding ended with £32,000 in the pot for the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy charity.

It’s a pleasure to hear something other than how much Premier League players earn a week these days. Hats off to them.

Ah yes. Bidding stupid sums of money for vaguely-defined lots. That's all about the charity, and nothing about how awash with cash footballers are.