How ‘bestie’ made his comeback
Read spiked editor Mick Hume's Notebook in The Times (London).
‘As George Best sat in Southwark Crown Court in 1984, waiting to be sent to prison for drink-driving and assaulting a policeman, he remarked: “Well, I suppose that’s the knighthood f***ed.” You spoke too soon, Georgie boy. To judge by events since his death not only might a posthumous knighthood be in order but, The Times reports, Best’s funeral at Stormont Castle will also bestow “a secular version of sainthood” on Belfast’s sinful son….’
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