‘If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
To serve your turn long after they are gone,
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
Except the Will which says to them: ‘Hold on!’’
Then you must be one of the brilliant Everton Women who played your hearts out in yesterday’s cup final at Wembley. I have never fancied battering about a slippery football pitch but so applaud your determination and confidence in doing so.