Oh, man … Gordon Taylor. Or rather, GORDON TAYLOR OBE, as his name appeared in my inbox when he emailed me once. Sensationally dim, wantonly self-interested, wildly over-remunerated and frequently morally compromised, Gordon functions as an auto-satire on all the worst things people think about football.
Any resemblance to chessers, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Obviously.
For that was Marina Hyde*, writing about the Chief Executive of the Professional Footballers Association. In our game it goes without saying that critiques of prominent figures, no matter how deserved, go without saying.
* previously seen giving Tom Cruise a slap in DGVIII: Celebrity.
... to do with chess Index