Poor Ashley Cole. The bloke was merely doing his best and he ended up being pilloried by mindless morons. Or at least that was the line in much of the reaction among his colleagues and many reporters to Cole's reception on Saturday at Wembley, when he was subject to loud and sustained booing after his wretched back pass allowed Kazakhstan to score.
Now it may have been many things - comical, pantomime-silly, soon balanced by supportive cheers - but if there is one thing the booing wasn't it was mindless. Or indeed moronic. In fact anyone who reckons it was clearly has no understanding of howRead More »from The panto villain