It is interesting when people say that, though, isn't it? 'The lads are literally gutted by this result, Brian.' Imagine the novelty if that were true. Even I'd watch Match of the Day.
None of which is pertinent to the poll over on the right-hand sidebar, there. At time of typing it has seven (7) votes for best story in issue 32, which isn't a lot. I note that most of 'em are for Jeremy Schliewe's excellent story 'A Little Lost Thing', which you'll be amused to learn wasn't supposed to be called that at all. I had a brain freeze and mistitled it. What a twit. But it didn't do the story any harm.
Anyway, if you haven't read ST#32 now's the time to get stuck in, because #33 will be along very soon! And if you have read the last issue but haven't voted yet, well, express your opinion. It's as good as anyone else's, and authors love feedback. Tell 'em you love 'em. Writing can be a lonely business.