GLF 56: My hero, Alan Combe!

Last updated : 31 August 2017 By GLF

GLF 56: Calum finds an unusual hero


My hero, Alan Combe!

Alan Combe was walking along the street one day when he heard screams from a nearby building.He looked up to see smoke billowing from a fourth - floor window and a woman leaning out holding a baby." Help !Help ! " screamed the woman," I need someone to catch my baby ! "


A crowd of onlookers had gathered,but none were confident about catching a baby dropped from such a great height.Then Mr Combe stepped forward." I'm a professional goalkeeper, " he called to the woman." I'm renowned for my safe hands.Drop the baby and I will catch it.For me,it will be just like catching a ball."

The woman agreed :" Ok, then.When I drop my baby,treat it as if you were catching a ball."

On the count of three,the woman dropped the baby.Everyone held their breath as the goalkeeper lined himself up to catch it.There was a huge sigh of relief as it looked as if the goalkeeper was about to make a safe catch ………


And some folk complain about having big Marsh between the sticks !Hee hee,nae luck Combe ya numpty !!Great stuff wasn’t it ?!I bet Nick Hancock was a happy man that Saturday after finding the perfect opening scene for his new‘ Football Nightmares ’ video. 


It’s been another great season for everyone who has a little claret and amber blood in their veins.Weren’t some ‘Well fans were touting our Terry for the manager of the year award last season,surely he has gotta be onThe Queen’s Birthday Honours list this year then?



Hopefully we can pick up a few points in the Top Six and show the rest we are not only there to make up the numbers.What I would give to beat the blue noses at Snake Mountain in the second last game…….


Born under a 'Well flag,


Calum Stewart



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