game of the season
It was the last game of the season. Mathieson had been with he team from the
start but he was such a slow and clumsy player that never once had he actually
been allowed to play, but had spent all his time on the substitute bench.
At this last match, however, there were so many fouls and injuries that every
substitute but him had been sent on. With ten minutes to go, yet another player
was carried off the field and the coach looked at the substitute bench, his eye
finally alighting on Mathieson. Mathieson's face lit up.
'Are you going to send me on, coach?' he asked eagerly.
'No!' snapped the coach. 'Just get out of the way. I'm going to send in the