One of the perks of this job is that I do find myself invited to the
odd sporting event. I therefore had tickets for a couple of Premiership
games on offer for the opening Saturday, but unfortunately I had prior
commitments and couldn’t go to either – one of them was Reading vs.
Middlesbrough and having watched the highlights on Match of the Day I
wish that I’d been there! But despite not being able to attend any of
the opening games of the season, I did have the next best thing – high