From the weird goal that settled it, to the decent chances Everton created, the control and quality of their game and the type of football Evertonians want to see, the old boy network
should be shut down on that comment alone.
We agreed it was rich the old boy network
was trying to write it off as youthful exuberance.
This is because the parents who pay for the independent schools, buy not just a particular type of education, but for an enormous social capital, the old boy network
I AM puzzled by JAH Porteous' last few words of his letter of January 30 headlined "Cash crisis and the old boy network
", when he writes a certain secret society will offer Gordon Brown directorships for his looking after them.
"This person will come to Washington and the old boy network
had better look out - because change is coming" - John McCain, the Republican nominee for the US presidency, on his running mate.
All this twaddle smacks of the old boy network
and the fawning and erchie-licking that characterised the sport several decades ago.
This 'get your hair cut, lad' attitude typifies the anachronistic, forelock-tugging outlook that regards racing in Britain as the exclusive province of the old boy network
and keeps new - and, more especially, younger - customers from flowing through the turnstiles.
I suspect the problem is not the money but the class snobbery still prevalent in Oxbridge colleges where the old boy network
is alive, well and operating against young people from poor backgrounds and education establishments without the social connections of expensive public schools.
The report says: "There are a number of reasons - fear of conflict, misogyny, the bishop's wish to present a united front to the world, a devotion to the old boy network
, or, in some cases, to a closeted gay network, laziness, indifference and excessive concern about what Rome thinks and the habitual stance of not taking women seriously."
They're fairly lowly in the scheme of things as they're not part of the old boy network
," said one economist.
"As black women continue to grow their businesses and turn profits, the old boy network
will stand up and take notice," says the Nashville native, who holds a degree in mathematics from Fisk University and an M.B.A.
"They were upset with Goldsmith because he broke up the old boy network
," says a Democratic councilman.
Taking cues from Madison Avenue rather the Old Boy Network
, the new breed uses marketing flash to lure customers, and scatters field offices like a fried-chicken chain.
But under David Cameron the old boy network
appears stronger than ever.
Never mind mega bonuses, which the new Government has done nothing to stop, isn't it nice to see the old boy network
looking after its own.