Sutton United’s roly-poly (former) goalkeeper, that pie and a betting fracas

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A whimsical look back at the antics of Wayne Shaw, 46 years old and weighing in at 23 stones, who has paid dearly for scoffing a liue during the Sutton United 5th round FA Cup tie against Arsenal on Feb 20 …

As the world now knows, Sutton United’s goalie Wayne Shaw’s well-fed form will no longer be a feature of the club’s games, since he officially resigned over a betting scandal that involved eating a pie at half-time during the FA Cup match against Arsenal.

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Sutton United – What price integrity? What price your soul?

John McCormick: We're not bottom, so is it a Happy Christmas?
John McCormick: it has to be said

On a weekend off, if it’s too soon to do a relegation review (which it is), I’d normally take a trip around the Northwest and bring you up to date with the tribulations of clubs such as Blackpool, Bolton, Blackburn and even some who don’t begin with B – Morecambe being the most recent.

And that was my intention until I read earlier today that Green Go Waste won’t be making an appearance on Monday’s TV.

I don’t know who they are, I don’t know exactly what they do, but I do know who their replacement is, and I don’t like them, not one bit.

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