THE parody scoreline East Fife 4 Forfar 5 dreamt up by legendary comic Eric Morecambe has lastly come true round 50 years after he began utilizing it.
The 2 groups performed out a 1-1 draw within the Scottish League Cup and it went to penalties, with Forfar profitable 5-Four.
The tongue-twisting scoreline was an everyday joke the genius stand-up used to utter to BBC categorised soccer outcomes reader and pal James Alexander Gordon.
Earlier than his demise in 2014 Gordon stated: “At any time when I noticed him over a 20-year interval he would say, ‘East Fife Four Forfar 5’.”
And it seems the outcome has, for the primary time, change into actuality — even when it took a penalty shoot-out to get them there.
The 2 Scottish golf equipment performed out a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes, with Forfar clinching victory on sudden demise spot kicks.
Each groups had missed one every after 5 spot kicks, so Daryll Meggatt stepped up for the Fifers and missed, earlier than Thomas Reilly scored the profitable effort for the away aspect.
Morecambe was a part of the comedy duo Morecambe and Sensible.
They dominated British TV within the 1960s and 70s and had been watched by 27million for his or her Christmas particular present in 1977.
Morecambe has left an enormous legacy since he died of a 3rd main coronary heart assault in 1984.
A statue of him carrying his chook watching binoculars was erected in Morecambe, Lancashire, with the funnyman in his weird stage pose.
Spectacled and quick-witted, Morecambe was born John Eric Bartholemew, took the identify of his hometown as a stage identify and ended up turning into president of Luton City throughout his illustrious profession.