Waite late for the fête
Chorley Wanderers’ Centre Forward, Ian Waite, scored an own-goal earlier when he failed to turn up in time to cut the ribbon and pronounce the fête “Open”.
It seems that Mr. Waite had been celebrating a hole-in-one at the 19th, and when he eventually turned up, most of the good cakes had already been sold off to Phil Anyould from Little Sniffy.
Several devoted autograph-hunting fans were very disappointed: avid CWFC supporter, Evan Wood said: “He’s my hero. I’d been waite-ing all morning to get his autograph on this programme. And then he turns up legless. Rubbish”.
Still, there was much to see and do at the fête: