From Richard Williams this morning: Football: There’s rhyme and reason for England in David Beckham Redux | Sport | The Guardian
He may no longer be fit to play 90 minutes at high intensity, but he certainly has enough in the tank to act as a pinch-hitter de luxe. And as one blogger pointed out yesterday, when he arrived on the pitch on Wednesday the Belarus players stopped committing fouls around the edge of the penalty area because they were aware that such indiscretions stood a better chance of being punished.
“As one blogger pointed out”? How about a link, you ungrateful big paper scrooge, you.