Torquay United have outdone themselves in announcing the signing of centre-back Krystian Pearce.
Dispensing with the usual formulaic mundanity that usually characterises such announcements, the Gulls’ media people have instead unleashed a bizarre stream of consciousness on their official website to hilarious and sardonic effect.
The wonderfully meandering release read: ‘Official site always gets there last…I get my info from the fans’ forum or Bob in the pub….grumble, groan and moan.
‘Hang on a minute, briefly forgot where I was. We can now confirm that defender Krystian Pearce has passed his medical and signed all the paperwork on a two-year deal with the Gulls.
‘We know this has been reported elsewhere this morning but within the club, we are reluctant to speculate on transfer dealings until everything is confirmed. Now we can climb out of this pond of self-pity, the important thing is that Krystian is fully signed up to the United…
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