lily-livered


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Certainly not our lily-livered Football Association.
Our current lily-livered politicians wouldn't have the bottle to stand up to the Commission.
One of the more interesting side-effects of the recent revelations on MPs' expenses is that there is a deluge of cash washing around Westminster as my lily-livered colleagues write blank cheques to the Exchequer in a hopeless bid to clear their deservedly tarnished names.
Verity will probably just adopt that cruel smile and write them off as lily-livered baby-spoilers.
Those lily-livered people have a lot to answer for.
No doubt the lily-livered liberals will be saying that it reflects the feelings of the electorate.
Steven Page is just right as The Pirate King, as are his band of lily-livered cut-throats.
England expected - and unlike Sven Goran Eriksson's lily-livered losers, the International bowling team, featuring Huddersfield players Paul Sigsworth and Ashley Daykin, from Netherton Con, are champions once again.
Our elected leaders, from the president on down, are weak, lily-livered pantywaists who are under the power of big business, and care nothing for the safety of this country.
PRESTON'S faint play-off hopes will evaporate completely unless the Lilywhites stop being so lily-livered away from home.
Lily-livered demo DESPITE murder in Russia and mayhem in Italy where fans seem to be routinely attacking their own players after a poor performance it's nice to see a sense of irony still exists.
It's led to concern among the fan-base, who in the meantime have been served up a steady diet of Sunday morning tripe from some quarters; peddling variations on the myth that Manchester United have already tied up a PS15m move for the player they 'chased' with such embarrassing misjudgement and lily-livered conviction over the summer.
I HAVE always believed in the adage "every great city has a great airport" and Birmingham for decades has struggled for greatness because lily-livered decisions taken by its leaders 50 years ago bequeathed us a site that has at best been good but never great.
The lily-livered commitment of pygmies like David Cameron is not worthy of the sacrifice of men like Joe Townsend.
Either we're suddenly being too harsh on sports stars or we've bred a generation of lily-livered footballers who need toughening up.