Thursday, December 3, 2009

Football Gods Owed Us One

From The Montreal Gazette:

Alouettes have been robbed of victory twice in the past.

If time and chance conspired to give the Alouettes the Grey Cup, let it be said that the gods owed Montreal for two historic and painful one-point losses in the national championship.

As in, 1954 and 1975. As in 26-25 and 9-8, scores indelibly engraved in the annals of heartbreak in Montreal.

Call it equalization. Until Sunday's shocker, Quebec had been a have-not province. Now it's Saskatchewan's turn. Thanks to a stupid Saskatchewan penalty for too many men on the field, the Alouettes rekicked a missed field goal and won the Cup 28-27 on the last play of the game.

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My Comment: I concur .... the football Gods owe Montreal a few Grey Cups.

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