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jonesie
20-04-07, 01:28 PM
Match of the Day will have its first woman commentator tomorrow, which I think is fantastic. Women have just as much rights as men and deserve equal status. She's quite fit too.

But who's the best commentator? The BBC should have pensioned off Motty when his sheepskin coat went out of fashion. Tyler on Sky has always been number 1, but is he getting too old? His commentary on the goals from our win in Barcelona are a bit strange.

Personally, I think Rob Palmer is one of the best, he should be allowed to go to actual games more often instead of just sitting in front the telly watching Spanish games.

This was good from midweek: BOOM! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2HLJPPpe2A

thesilverfoxlfc
20-04-07, 01:33 PM
Whats her name? Should be different i will look forward to it

Gray
20-04-07, 01:33 PM
Match of the Day will have its first woman commentator tomorrow, which I think is fantastic. Women have just as much rights as men and deserve equal status. She's quite fit too.

But who's the best commentator? The BBC should have pensioned off Motty when his sheepskin coat went out of fashion. Tyler on Sky has always been number 1, but is he getting too old? His commentary on the goals from our win in Barcelona are a bit strange.

Personally, I think Rob Palmer is one of the best, he should be allowed to go to actual games more often instead of just sitting in front the telly watching Spanish games.

This was good from midweek: BOOM! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2HLJPPpe2A

Just as long as she doesn't get distracted by a butterfly or a fluffy kitten.

jonesie
20-04-07, 01:34 PM
Whats her name? Should be different i will look forward to it

Jacqui Oatley. I think she's doing the Fulham-Blackburn game.

Shaggy
20-04-07, 01:36 PM
Match of the Day will have its first woman commentator tomorrow, which I think is fantastic. Women have just as much rights as men and deserve equal status. She's quite fit too.

But who's the best commentator? The BBC should have pensioned off Motty when his sheepskin coat went out of fashion. Tyler on Sky has always been number 1, but is he getting too old? His commentary on the goals from our win in Barcelona are a bit strange.

Personally, I think Rob Palmer is one of the best, he should be allowed to go to actual games more often instead of just sitting in front the telly watching Spanish games.

This was good from midweek: BOOM! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2HLJPPpe2A

Tyler's wank. I used to like him, but he's such a.....such a.....er.....crap commentator.

He always goes "YES!", allowing himself to get carried away by the occasion. Then he spoils it all by going "YES! Yes for England!".....just to make sure he doesn't upset anybody. :rash:

I love Alan Green, but I suppose if he was a Manc (and as biased as he is towards us) I'd probably hate him.

There aren't many commentators that appeal to me, in fairness.

jonesie
20-04-07, 01:40 PM
He always goes "YES!", allowing himself to get carried away by the occasion.

Check out my sig for the ultimate example of that.

Nic83
20-04-07, 01:52 PM
My favs would still be the usual, Tyles and Gray. i quite like the Palmer - Armstrong duo myself aswell. on RTE, I enjoy Daragh Moloney's commentary, he seems very into it "Heeereees a chance oooooooooooooooooo!!!!"

Can't really think of too many that stick out off hand.

I used to like, was it Moore? on ITV.

Shaggy
20-04-07, 01:57 PM
Yep, I loved Brian Moore too.

"Rush now...........AND IT'S IN THERE!"

jonesie
20-04-07, 02:00 PM
The Welsh commentator on Match of the Day always gets excited whenever a Welsh player gets the ball.

'Gerrard, Alonso, BELLAMYYYY!!!!'

'Anelka, Diouf, and now GARY SPEEEEEEEEEEEEEED!'

johnp
20-04-07, 02:06 PM
My favs would still be the usual, Tyles and Gray. i quite like the Palmer - Armstrong duo myself aswell. on RTE, I enjoy Daragh Moloney's commentary, he seems very into it "Heeereees a chance oooooooooooooooooo!!!!"

Can't really think of too many that stick out off hand.

I used to like, was it Moore? on ITV.

I think George Hamilton does a great job.
Jimmy Magee, but thats only for the comic value.
Also Toshack has done some on TV3 (I think). It's great listening to him. I remember one Real Madrid game where the commentator was talking away about the game and Toshack was in the background whispering to himself:
"Now there's Zidane on the ball, whats he gonna do this time......... ohhhh lovely, that was great.... ahhhh sublime". He just kept going. :haha:

Shaggy
20-04-07, 02:08 PM
The Welsh commentator on Match of the Day always gets excited whenever a Welsh player gets the ball.

'Gerrard, Alonso, BELLAMYYYY!!!!'

'Anelka, Diouf, and now GARY SPEEEEEEEEEEEEEED!'

Haha, very true.

The worst on MOTD is currently Alistair Mann. He was at Granada until quite recently but he's now commentating on games in the north for MOTD. He is absolutely abysmal.

Gray
20-04-07, 02:08 PM
Always liked Barry Davis. Brought a bit class to the proceedings.

Shaggy
20-04-07, 02:11 PM
I don't think a commo ever split opinion like Barry Davies.

I liked him - he got genuinely excited and it always came across - but a lot of people loathed him....my old man really detested the bloke.

I'll never forget his commentary on a goal by Beardsley in a derby in the late 80s at Anfield...think it was a 2-0 win.

"Barnes......oh that's a lovely backheel....McMahon....Aldridge....BEARDSLEYYYYYYY YYYYYY! OH THAT'S A LOVELY GOAL! THAT'S A LOVELY GOAL! HE REALLY CRASHED AT THAT! OH AND HE EVEN GETS A KISS FOR IT, FROM A MAN INCIDENTALLY WEARING A BLUE AND WHITE SHIRT!"

:rock:

Slim
20-04-07, 02:19 PM
Motty used to be the best but I agree he has lost it a bit. He seems confused half the time as to what is happening these days.

I loved his commentary on the France v Portugal Euro 84 semi final though. Tigana went down the right IIRC and crossed to Platini in the box who held it up with his first touch, spun and smacked it into the roof of the net with his second......cue Motty..............
"Tigana.............PLATINI...........PLATINI...... .......GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

The Parc de Prince went bonkers.

zimbo
20-04-07, 02:38 PM
I don't think a commo ever split opinion like Barry Davies.

I liked him - he got genuinely excited and it always came across - but a lot of people loathed him....my old man really detested the bloke.

I'll never forget his commentary on a goal by Beardsley in a derby in the late 80s at Anfield...think it was a 2-0 win.

"Barnes......oh that's a lovely backheel....McMahon....Aldridge....BEARDSLEYYYYYYY YYYYYY! OH THAT'S A LOVELY GOAL! THAT'S A LOVELY GOAL! HE REALLY CRASHED AT THAT! OH AND HE EVEN GETS A KISS FOR IT, FROM A MAN INCIDENTALLY WEARING A BLUE AND WHITE SHIRT!"

:rock:


I was one of the haters, I’m afraid.
Despised the moralising pillock. He was always there with an ill-conceived or misinformed opinion, usually along the lines of “Oh, we really don’t want to see that sort of thing on a football pitch. Disgraceful!...”, when in reality it was exactly what everyone watching had been waiting for, i.e. a mass brawl, a two-footed, airborne tackle, or a buxom yet strangely athletic streaker.

Often he’d just say nothing for about 10 minutes at a time, only to come back in with a single, high-pitched yelp of a player’s name, before lapsing once more into silence. It was like he had an electrical sensor attached to his scrotum which was wired to jolt him back to life whenever his heart rate fell below 10 beats per minute.

Here’s some of the wrong-faced duffer’s finest Partridge moments:

'History is all about todays and not yesterdays.'

'When you speak to Barry Fry, it's like completing a 1000-piece jigsaw.'

'The familiar sight of Liverpool lifting the League Cup for the first time...'

'Mark Hughes : Sparky by name, Sparky by nature. The same can be said of Brian McClair.'

'I wonder if Manchester United are missing the absence of Bruce.'

'Pearce with the kick...the last throw for England.'

'...and it's just a sea of voices here at the moment.'

'And sitting on the Watford bench is Ernie Whalley's brother Tom. Both Welshmen.'

'They've flown in from all over the world, have the rest of the world team.'

'120,000 Barcelona fans go to their home games, and they're all here tonight.'

'To get three points out of your first game - that's a wonderful start.'

'Manchester United have never beaten an Italian side on two legs in European competition.'

'The winners [of the Champion's League] stand to make £10 million in prize money - that's before any money they can make on programme sales, hot dogs and the like.'

'He [Zinedine Zidane] has the body of a bear, the mind of a fox and, er, terrific skills.'

'That's the 34th time he's played for his country here tonight.'

'There are those who've had his critics...'

'He has the brain of a refrigerator.'

'Bryan Robson wears his shirt on his sleeve.'

'The whole team stopped as one man, but Arkwright in particular.'

'And now we have the formalities over, we'll have the national anthems.'

'Nicky Butt, he's another aptly named player. He joins things, brings one sentence to an end and starts another.'

'A peep, peep, peep, another peep, and that's it.' - BARRY DAVIES greets a final whistle.

'Cantona's expression saying the whole French dictionary without saying a word.'

'The Dutch look like a huge jar of marmalade.'

'The crowd think that Todd handled the ball.... they must have seen something that nobody else did.'

Neil Young
20-04-07, 02:43 PM
I was one of the haters, I’m afraid.
Despised the moralising pillock. He was always there with an ill-conceived or misinformed opinion, usually along the lines of “Oh, we really don’t want to see that sort of thing on a football pitch. Disgraceful!...”, when in reality it was exactly what everyone watching had been waiting for, i.e. a mass brawl, a two-footed, airborne tackle, or a buxom yet strangely athletic streaker.

Often he’d just say nothing for about 10 minutes at a time, only to come back in with a single, high-pitched yelp of a player’s name, before lapsing once more into silence. It was like he had an electrical sensor attached to his scrotum which was wired to jolt him back to life whenever his heart rate fell below 10 beats per minute.

Here’s some of the wrong-faced duffer’s finest Partridge moments:

'History is all about todays and not yesterdays.'

'When you speak to Barry Fry, it's like completing a 1000-piece jigsaw.'

'The familiar sight of Liverpool lifting the League Cup for the first time...'

'Mark Hughes : Sparky by name, Sparky by nature. The same can be said of Brian McClair.'

'I wonder if Manchester United are missing the absence of Bruce.'

'Pearce with the kick...the last throw for England.'

'...and it's just a sea of voices here at the moment.'

'And sitting on the Watford bench is Ernie Whalley's brother Tom. Both Welshmen.'

'They've flown in from all over the world, have the rest of the world team.'

'120,000 Barcelona fans go to their home games, and they're all here tonight.'

'To get three points out of your first game - that's a wonderful start.'

'Manchester United have never beaten an Italian side on two legs in European competition.'

'The winners [of the Champion's League] stand to make £10 million in prize money - that's before any money they can make on programme sales, hot dogs and the like.'

'He [Zinedine Zidane] has the body of a bear, the mind of a fox and, er, terrific skills.'

'That's the 34th time he's played for his country here tonight.'

'There are those who've had his critics...'

'He has the brain of a refrigerator.'

'Bryan Robson wears his shirt on his sleeve.'

'The whole team stopped as one man, but Arkwright in particular.'

'And now we have the formalities over, we'll have the national anthems.'

'Nicky Butt, he's another aptly named player. He joins things, brings one sentence to an end and starts another.'

'A peep, peep, peep, another peep, and that's it.' - BARRY DAVIES greets a final whistle.

'Cantona's expression saying the whole French dictionary without saying a word.'

'The Dutch look like a huge jar of marmalade.'

'The crowd think that Todd handled the ball.... they must have seen something that nobody else did.'
Couldn't agree more. I used to dislike Motson more when I was kid because he was all statty and boring but once I started hearing the woefully judgmental sermonising from Davies...ooh, shudder.

:handshake:

Shaggy
20-04-07, 02:46 PM
:haha: :haha:

I tend not to listen to commentators waffle. I just hear the bits that matter, and I always felt Davies had a great voice, full of genuine excitement. His voice added to the spectacle, I always felt.

Slim
20-04-07, 02:47 PM
Alan Parry and Brian Marwood. Now there is a commentating duo to set the pulse racing with their thrilling descriptions of the beautiful game.

RedProf
20-04-07, 02:48 PM
Nah I liked old Barry Davies - at least he got excited when there was a goal or chance, unlike Motty who is always about 2 seconds behind what happens ont he pitch "Oh err and it's a goal" seems to be his common generic phrase when someone scores, about 1 or 2 seconds after the ball crosses the line.

Surprised no-ones mentioned Gerald Sinstat :)

RedProf
20-04-07, 02:48 PM
:haha: :haha:

I tend not to listen to commentators waffle. I just hear the bits that matter, and I always felt Davies had a great voice, full of genuine excitement. His voice added to the spectacle, I always felt.

Well said! :handshake:

Shaggy
20-04-07, 02:49 PM
I used to love Sinstadt and Gubba :rock:

Reece
20-04-07, 02:51 PM
My mates say I should be a footy commentator.

fah-q
20-04-07, 02:55 PM
Well they're letting a woman do it, so....

Slim
20-04-07, 02:57 PM
Didn't Sinstadt get caught in a cinema showing porn once?

Rigadon
20-04-07, 02:58 PM
Alan Green :respect:

fah-q
20-04-07, 02:58 PM
Didn't Sinstadt get caught in a cinema showing porn once?

Frank Bough was caught in an S+M club

Reece
20-04-07, 03:00 PM
Well they're letting a woman do it, so....

Be VERY careful.....

Slim
20-04-07, 03:01 PM
Frank Bough was caught in an S+M club

:handshake: I think Bough was a coke head too.

I don't know why but I am almost sure Sinstadt was caught in a compromising situation once as well..........

fah-q
20-04-07, 03:03 PM
Be VERY careful.....

:p

Reece
20-04-07, 03:08 PM
:p

I think they only said it because I talk a lot of shit whilst watching the footy :D

zimbo
20-04-07, 03:08 PM
Couldn't agree more. I used to dislike Motson more when I was kid because he was all statty and boring but once I started hearing the woefully judgmental sermonising from Davies...ooh, shudder.

:handshake:


Used to quite like Motson, certainly in comparison with Davies.

Now I find it immensely unconfortable listening to him, particularly when in tandem with fellow Chuckle Brother Lawrenson. The number of times he gets his facts blatantly wrong or doesn't see something that would be screamingly obvious to Ray Charles boggles the mind:

"Well, I couldn't see anything wrong with that, could you Mark?"

"Not sure Motty, I think there may have been an offside."

"It's certainly a strange decision, as there was no obvious infringement that I could see. Sir Alex is not going to like that."

"Definite offside Motty."

"Possibly a handball in the build-up, would you say?"

"It's offside Motty."

"Well that will certainly be a talking point if the score stays like this."

"Oh, hang on John. I think if you look at it again you can clearly see Rooney run to the bench, reappear with an eight-foot samurai sword, ritually disembowel the keeper, drape the bloody entrails round the referee's neck, defecate on the penalty spot, cover himself with camouflage paint, before putting the loose ball in the net. That's got to be ungentlemany conduct by the way.

"Yes Mark, he may well have been offside."

Slim
20-04-07, 03:11 PM
Used to quite like Motson, certainly in comparison with Davies.

Now I find it immensely unconfortable listening to him, particularly when in tandem with fellow Chuckle Brother Lawrenson. The number of times he gets his facts blatantly wrong or doesn't see something that would be screamingly obvious to Ray Charles boggles the mind:

"Well, I couldn't see anything wrong with that, could you Mark?"

"Not sure Motty, I think there may have been an offside."

"It's certainly a strange decision, as there was no obvious infringement that I could see. Sir Alex is not going to like that."

"Definite offside Motty."

"Possibly a handball in the build-up, would you say?"

"It's offside Motty."

"Well that will certainly be a talking point if the score stays like this."

"Oh, hang on John. I think if you look at it again you can clearly see Rooney run to the bench, reappear with an eight-foot samurai sword, ritually disembowel the keeper, drape the bloody entrails round the referee's neck, defecate on the penalty spot, cover himself with camouflage paint, before putting the loose ball in the net. That's got to be ungentlemany conduct by the way.

"Yes Mark, he may well have been offside."

:haha:

spud_gun
20-04-07, 03:16 PM
5Live occasionally have a woman commentating on Championship games on a Friday evening. She's nothing short of wank.

Honestly pet get back in the kitchen.

Slim
20-04-07, 03:20 PM
5Live occasionally have a woman commentating on Championship games on a Friday evening. She's nothing short of wank.

Honestly pet get back in the kitchen.

That's the same woman who is doing MOTD this weekend.
I think she's ok. Certainly better than Connor McNamara on 5 Live - what a twat.

Mumsafan
20-04-07, 03:23 PM
5Live occasionally have a woman commentating on Championship games on a Friday evening. She's nothing short of wank.

Honestly pet get back in the kitchen.

That's Jacqui Oatley. She's quite good actually. You're very sexist in your attitude. Drag yourself into this century.

Gray
20-04-07, 03:30 PM
You're very sexist in your attitude. Drag yourself into this century.



Put your knickers back on and make me a cup of tea.

Mumsafan
20-04-07, 03:36 PM
Hilarious.

jonesie
20-04-07, 03:38 PM
Put your knickers back on and make me a cup of tea.

Close the door on your way out mate.

Rocket
20-04-07, 03:49 PM
i used to like jonathan pearce in his channel 5 days

"coming up after the full time whistle, and erotic thriller staring shannon tweed"

Slim
20-04-07, 03:51 PM
i used to like jonathan pearce in his channel 5 days

"coming up after the full time whistle, and erotic thriller staring shannon tweed"

Shannon Tweed :jizz:


Animal Instincts 2 - The Seductress :)

Gordy Boy
20-04-07, 04:11 PM
http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/40137000/jpg/_40137367_motson203.jpg

With a set of bins like that you'd think he'd be able to see what was going on.

Unfortunately it appears they are for purely comedic effect.

fah-q
20-04-07, 04:51 PM
Close the door on your way out mate.

I think he was making reference to a fast show joke there, and not being serious

Shaggy
20-04-07, 04:53 PM
I think he was making reference to a fast show joke there, and not being serious

:handshake:

jonesie
20-04-07, 05:20 PM
Apologies. I'm a good advert for not drinking in the afternoon today...

Guest
20-04-07, 05:22 PM
Alan Green for me. No one else can touch him.

REDSCOUSER
20-04-07, 06:21 PM
I used to like Brian Moore (RIP), Motty was good way back then, now all he does is scream.
Bazza Davis was another fave of mine in the 80's especially when RUSHY scored.

REDSCOUSER
20-04-07, 06:23 PM
Put your knickers back on and make me a cup of tea.

and dont forget the sarnies :finger:

anfieldanfield
20-04-07, 06:31 PM
Tyler used to be the main man, but he's lost the plot since Sky ditched him as number one commentator. I think he's just seeing out his contract now.

Rob Palmer is brilliant for the Spanish games, he doesn't seemed arsed about the Premiership games.

wavydavy
20-04-07, 06:36 PM
Yep, I loved Brian Moore too.

"Rush now...........AND IT'S IN THERE!"

I hated Brian Moore. So biased towards Arsenal .. Best IMHO have always been radio ones. Peter Jones was ace as is Alan Green. Commentators simply don't have the balls to say it as they see it. None of them have got the guts to say "He's been shite" or "How the fuck did he miss that". They always talk in euphemisms. "He'll feel he should have done better", "it hasn't been their day" etc

wavydavy
20-04-07, 06:37 PM
Hugh Johns was great too!!

Fiddy
21-04-07, 12:31 AM
How has no-one done this yet...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/fivelive/presenters/media/jacqui_oatley.jpg


:jizz:

anfieldanfield
21-04-07, 02:51 AM
^

Who the fucjk is that moon faced middle aged bitch ?

lfc4ever
21-04-07, 03:02 AM
Eddie Waring & Stuart Hall.

Neil Young
21-04-07, 10:02 AM
How has no-one done this yet...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/fivelive/presenters/media/jacqui_oatley.jpg


:jizz:

^

Who the fucjk is that moon faced middle aged bitch ?

Eddie Waring & Stuart Hall.
To be honest Del I don't think that pic's of either of them, let alone both.

DeeGame
21-04-07, 10:44 AM
http://images.icnetwork.co.uk/upl/m3/apr2007/4/1/08AF194B-DD23-5317-908702329CF5CDF5.jpg

The Glove
21-04-07, 10:48 AM
Didn't Sinstadt get caught in a cinema showing porn once?


He did. From then on he only got the shitty games and did 2 minutes worth of commentary.


For me Alan Parry and Ron Atkinson used to be gold when together.

Now all the TV commentators are much aof a muchness. Its the co-commentators that make or break it. Pleat is by far the best because he knows what he is talking about. Granted he likes a whore, but he does more than state the obvious.

thesilverfoxlfc
21-04-07, 10:55 AM
Graham Taylor is good on BBC 5 Live i enjoy listening to hom Pleat is also knowledgeable

Gray
21-04-07, 10:56 AM
Pleat also has a great goal celebration.

JRG
21-04-07, 11:03 AM
I like stuart hall, his use of English, his enmthusisam and sense of hmour are great. The TV ones are poor.

I look forward to hearing the woman commentate, she can't be any worse than the others. Surely?

thesilverfoxlfc
21-04-07, 11:03 AM
Joe Royal is/was great on BBC i dont think he's been on in awhile, last i heard of him was in the World Cup in Japan and Korea.

Neil Young
21-04-07, 11:07 AM
Joe Royal is/was great on BBC i dont think he's been on in awhile, last i heard of him was in the World Cup in Japan and Korea.
:jaw:

thesilverfoxlfc
21-04-07, 01:35 PM
:jaw:

No shock about it, he is good :handshake:

Gaz
21-04-07, 11:16 PM
Match of the Day will have its first woman commentator tomorrow, which I think is fantastic. Women have just as much rights as men and deserve equal status. She's quite fit too.

But who's the best commentator? The BBC should have pensioned off Motty when his sheepskin coat went out of fashion. Tyler on Sky has always been number 1, but is he getting too old? His commentary on the goals from our win in Barcelona are a bit strange.

Personally, I think Rob Palmer is one of the best, he should be allowed to go to actual games more often instead of just sitting in front the telly watching Spanish games.

This was good from midweek: BOOM! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2HLJPPpe2A

She's shite, sounds like she's reporting on the news. I'd prefer david pleat over this wench

Shaggy
21-04-07, 11:19 PM
Tyler used to be the main man, but he's lost the plot since Sky ditched him as number one commentator. I think he's just seeing out his contract now.

Rob Palmer is brilliant for the Spanish games, he doesn't seemed arsed about the Premiership games.

Tyler ditched as Sky's number one commentator? Huh? The big games do seem to be a bit more shared out these days, with the likes of Ian Darke and Rob Hawthorne taking a few, but Tyler & Gray still do the majority.

anfieldanfield
22-04-07, 12:04 AM
I just heard the woman commentator on Match of the Day.

Fucking awful, woeful, shambolic even.

zimbo
22-04-07, 12:34 AM
Joe Royal is/was great on BBC i dont think he's been on in awhile, last i heard of him was in the World Cup in Japan and Korea.

Apparently they had to leave him there as his gargantuan swede wouldn't fit through the doors of the plane.

Shaggy
22-04-07, 01:01 AM
That woman commentator was pants.

She said at one point "Blackburn have now had two exquisite chances" :rash:

jonesie
22-04-07, 01:35 AM
Was she bad? I couldn't here her. Match of the Day was on in the pub but with no sound, I was dying to hear if she was any good or not.

And as for 'two exquisite chances,' I bet she was up all night looking at the Thesaurus for that!

Howard_lfc
22-04-07, 10:09 AM
I just heard the woman commentator on Match of the Day.

Fucking awful, woeful, shambolic even.

I watched the Fulham game with an open mind - prepared to give this girl a go at commentating. She did alright I suppose but what would happen if she was commentating on a HUGE game? The pitch of her voice would be excruciating if it was one of those unbelievable (Istanbul) games.

Also - whilst she may be able to commentate on what she actually sees - I don't believe that she knows enough about the game to actually diagnose/pinpoint errors during the game and recommend alternative options.

Women commentators? Not for me.

rodo
22-04-07, 11:04 AM
I watched the Fulham game with an open mind - prepared to give this girl a go at commentating. She did alright I suppose but what would happen if she was commentating on a HUGE game? The pitch of her voice would be excruciating if it was one of those unbelievable (Istanbul) games.

Also - whilst she may be able to commentate on what she actually sees - I don't believe that she knows enough about the game to actually diagnose/pinpoint errors during the game and recommend alternative options.

Women commentators? Not for me.

same here really didn`t like it when she got all high pitched for the goal

cobain
22-04-07, 11:13 AM
The best football commentator is

without a shadow of a doubt: THIS GUY!!! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFbHvBGdoiU)

Fcuking LEGEND! :respect: :respect: :respect: :respect: :rock:

PS: Anyone know what's his name? :)

rodo
22-04-07, 11:16 AM
The best football commentator is

without a shadow of a doubt: THIS GUY!!! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFbHvBGdoiU)

Fcuking LEGEND! :respect: :respect: :respect: :respect: :rock:

PS: Anyone know what's his name? :)

dunno but heres another of his classics
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qe_-JhL97P0

jonesie
22-04-07, 11:51 AM
This bloke's up there: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5cdEy-Ozxw

WAHEYAAAAAAAAAAAA! AH HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! HEYA HEYA HEYA HEYA HEYA!

cobain
22-04-07, 12:02 PM
This bloke's up there: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5cdEy-Ozxw

WAHEYAAAAAAAAAAAA! AH HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! HEYA HEYA HEYA HEYA HEYA!

FLMAO!
:haha: :haha: :haha:

zimbo
22-04-07, 02:12 PM
... whilst she may be able to commentate on what she actually sees - I don't believe that she knows enough about the game to actually diagnose/pinpoint errors during the game and recommend alternative options.

Women commentators? Not for me.


Based on the fact that she possesses a pair of breasts?

Fivex
22-04-07, 05:16 PM
She made my ears bleed which isn't the best ever thing that's happened to me.

Neil Young
22-04-07, 07:50 PM
So she sounded a bit different. Big deal. What were you expecting - she's not going to sound like Paul Robeson, is she?

She was OK. She's a commentator so it's hardly important. They're all pretty crap.

I remember it was big news when a woman first presented a sports programme. Now we're all over the shock, the Universe hasn't collapsed in on itself, the Four Horsemen haven't ridden into town.

OK, it might take our ears a bit of time to get so used to a woman commentating that we don't notice but give it time, people.

RedJedi
22-04-07, 08:35 PM
She was fuckin shite, made some of the cocks on fanzone look good.

Neil Young
23-04-07, 09:10 AM
She was fuckin shite, made some of the cocks on fanzone look good.
:haha: A bit OTT.

I don't really know why anyone's bothered.

From Martin Kelner's article in today's Guardian:

Finally a woman gets to commentate on a Premiership football match on Match of the Day. All right, it was only Fulham v Blackburn Rovers, but what a triumph for female emancipation as Jacqui Oatley got to say things like "Jason Roberts found himself in acres of space there", "Fulham caught totally square at the back" and "What a crucial goal that could be", all statements previously thought - and still thought by Dave Bassett and the Daily Mail's Steve Curry - impossible to utter without being in possession of a penis.

dww
23-04-07, 10:10 AM
:haha: A bit OTT.

I don't really know why anyone's bothered.

From Martin Kelner's article in today's Guardian:

:haha:

I thought she did a perfectly acceptable job. I was actually surprised by how disconcerting I found her tone. I'm sure I will get used to it - much like I did with Johnathan Pearce.

She is much better than John Barnes.

Neil Young
23-04-07, 10:12 AM
:haha:

I thought she actually did a perfectly acceptable job. I was actually surprised by how disconcerting I found her tone. I'm sure I will get used to it - much like I did with Johnathan Pearce.

She is much better than John Barnes.
My thoughts exactly. :handshake:

Poor old "cricket".

simey85
23-04-07, 10:29 AM
alan green is the topdog. i also think chris waddle is decent on 5live aswell!

dww
23-04-07, 11:44 AM
alan green is the topdog. i also think chris waddle is decent on 5live aswell!

I used to really like Green and sometimes still do but he is often too much opinion and not enough description for my taste. He would be very good on TV I think.

Waddle can be good but he seems to have a lot of preconcieved ideas about things. He was talking before Mpenzas Man City debut and he had written him off before the game and although he has been very good for them IMO he has never uttered a word of praise for him.

Mumsafan
23-04-07, 11:47 AM
:haha:

I thought she did a perfectly acceptable job. I was actually surprised by how disconcerting I found her tone. I'm sure I will get used to it - much like I did with Johnathan Pearce.

She is much better than John Barnes.

Yeah she was very much like Pearce. Who is shite. In fact most of them are shite. I tend to ignore them most of the time

jonesie
23-04-07, 01:34 PM
Finally saw her last night.

She wasn't good, but neither are most of the male ones these days either. It did seem strange though but I'm sure I'll get used to it.

As for the high pitched screams when goals are scored, aren't women supposed to do that when they're excited? :D