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    ***Official Commentary Complaints Thread***

    Surprised one hadn't already been made to be honest.

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    I'm just glad there's no Chiles

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    No Chiles is a bonus but there is Lawrenson.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flibbertyjibber View Post
    No Chiles is a bonus but there is Lawrenson.
    Quite so.

    His entire "campy unimpressed" schtick is so played out.
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    This maybe the wrong place to say this, but I actually like Glenn Hoddle, yes he mangles words and phrases, but he actually does try to add some insight into formations and tactics, unlike most of the terrestrial lot who just talk in cliches.
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    Thierry Henry.... Nope, no complaints with anything, even his commentary..
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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    This maybe the wrong place to say this, but I actually like Glenn Hoddle, yes he mangles words and phrases, but he actually does try to add some insight into formations and tactics, unlike most of the terrestrial lot who just talk in cliches.
    Shame most of what Hoddle adds is nonsense.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Furball View Post
    Shame most of what Hoddle adds is nonsense.
    Oh just because he dropped Gazza from his World Cup squad. TBH he wasn't playing in a competitive league at the time, so fair enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    Oh just because he dropped Gazza from his World Cup squad. TBH he wasn't playing in a competitive league at the time, so fair enough.
    Gascoigne was a Middlesborough player in 1998

    And Gascoigne was done by then anyway. Hadn't kicked a ball all season for us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Furball View Post
    Gascoigne was a Middlesborough player in 1998

    And Gascoigne was done by then anyway. Hadn't kicked a ball all season for us.
    technicalities.......

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    I love how Vialli speaks better English than Ferdinand.

    Also great how the only way he looks any different from how he did in the 90s is some grey in his beard.

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    I don't really get what Hoddle is doing on TV after what he said about disabled people. Not because his comment was so horrifically offensive (although it is), but how can he have any credibility after something like that? Why would anyone value his opinion on anything? Dogshit pundit too of course, but that's secondary.

    I think the coverage has been fine so far, for some reason even Savage and Ferdinand are far less annoying than they are on BT Sport.
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    Tommy Smythe on ESPN is unbearable. Talks crap and plays up his Irish accent. Won't stop saying **** like "bulges the old onion bag".

    ESPN in general is bad. Hack commentators where the English imports are bad but better than the Americans who us phrases like "end line". At least for the Prem fox just uses actual British commentary.

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    I'm in an apparently small minority that don't dislike Robbie Savage on the TV. However, yesterday he was on the radio and he rambles over the action as though he's still on the TV, seemingly unaware that the listeners are rather more reliant on the commentator than they are on the TV. It reminded me of the first time I heard TV boxing commentator Reg Gutteridge do a radio commentary and he described the action exactly as he would on TV and you had no idea what was happening.

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    More useless crap from the Americans today:

    Making the ball knuckle
    Weak side defender

    Where the F are my subtitles for this crap.

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