Swells clearly wrote this in his sleep, bless him, but ‘Get off your knees, you disgusting old scabs’ did make me laugh.

I was right behind the FA (for the first time ever, I think) on their handling of the Ferdinand business but when I saw Lawrenson, Motson and Brooking all more or less agreeing with that stance on Football Focus I began to worry that I had got something badly wrong…

TMFD