Blog: And you thought Ipswich Town were bad

ALAN Hansen would be apoplectic with rage - and Gareth McAuley and his bumbling Blues friends were nowhere in sight.

ALAN Hansen would be apoplectic with rage - and Gareth McAuley and his bumbling Blues friends were nowhere in sight.

The situation was thus. Viana - a team from the Second Division in Brazil - had to win by 11 goals to gain promotion last weekend.

With nine minutes remaining the dream looked over as they were only leading opponents Chapadinha 2 -0 - but then they ran in nine goals before full-time.

- To read more, and watch the video, go to Mark Heath's Playing the Links blog.