In 1995, Blackburn Rovers were crowned Premier League champions. That success was financed by industrialist owner Jack Walker, who was in many ways the last of his kind.
The curtain falls on another Premier League season, the applause dies away, and we are left alone in the auditorium of solitude.
Football, and the world in which it exists, have changed dramatically over the past 20 years. The '90s are long gone and so too is our innocence.
Obviously they're going to do a game in the English capital at some point. And when they do, for God's sake, stand on the right.
Bankers, lawyers, estate agents, football fans – they're all swimming in oil money.