They all stare dumfounded.
The last they saw of this guy he needed a stroller to walk around Stillorgan Shopping Centre. Nobody moves until Hobbles coughs and claims he needs a rest and would be happy to sit on the bench. Yiddo goes up top calling for the ball. It is played in to his feet. Collski tries in vain to go through the back of him (his “special” as the big bully calls it). Yiddo swivels and Bullock bursts in to tears as the ball hits the back of the net. Without another word Yiddo turns his back on his erstwhile friends and strides out the way he came in pausing at the door to glance back and saying
“It’s that time of the year my friends . The king is born – again”