Money well spent?

It costs a fair bit of cash to get the MOTD boys home

If your minicab’s not booked, it’s just a stranger’s car   


According to The Sun:

“The BBC spends £2,000 every week ferrying Match Of The Day football pundits Mark Lawrenson, Alan Shearer and Alan Hansen from the London studio back to their homes in Newcastle and Merseyside.”

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Rooney, Rooney, Rooney, Roy refuses to quit and Lags XI

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Someone better get the Cillit Bang out

Betfair Football’s Dan Fitch follows up the excellent ‘Footballers who look like women’ with Lags XI [Betfair]

Redundant link 1: MUTV and ex-Red Paddy Crerand has his own meltdown vs Irish broadcaster (and [...]

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Excellent List

10 footballers with rather surprising speaking voices

Including the haunting sounds of one of these men

Martin Keown

It’s easy to be thrown by the way a human being talks – after all, someone’s physical appearance or general demeanour can often lead you to make assumptions. The general rule is that big aggressive people have [...]

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The Spoiler presents: Football commentator top trumps

Gotta collect ‘em all!


Britain collectively released a heavy-hearted sigh on Wednesday morning (what, you didn’t hear it?), as the official TV listings for World Cup 2010 were released. ITV have got this lot, the BBC are showing these… to The Spoiler, none of it really matters, since watching [...]

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Have a flutter

Put your money where Lawrenson’s mouth is!

Player of the Year, says Lawrenson

Nicolas Anelka

He might lack the eloquence and dreamy sense of style of a John McCririck, but Mark Lawrenson still knows a sure thing when he sees one. And he saw one last night, damn it.

Talking after the Arsenal/Chelsea match highlights on [...]

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