Chin up, uomo. You’re on twenty-trillion pounds a week for God’s sake. Never mind the gloom and doom; this is an opportunity to draw strength from adversity and invoke the Bulldog spirit. Give the armband to Jamie and get him to do the teamtalk* too. No one will understand a word he says, but what will be new there?
* That teamtalk in full: Rigtderlas, stickirupem andemfuginJermans wonnowasitem ArRiLa?
Mam, how many times do I have to tell youse: I expect me tea on the table when I gerin!