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Written punditry by big Sam Allardice in today's FLP. As we were so close to promotion last season, we should be keeping all of last year's squad together to give us the best chance of doing it this season (referring to Ollie's transfer). Obviously has no idea as to why we do what we do, although "is very impressed about how we're run...". Accepts players will have an ambition to play in the PL, but why can't they stay and do it with Brentford(!). He obviously doesn't fully 'get' how we attract our new players. Probably doesn't know about our no dick heads policy. A dinosaur of the first order IMO.
That's amazing!
 

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Merson coming across as the clown he is tonight.
Suggesting that only Villa were interested in Ollie (and only bought him because DS "previously worked with him") and no-one would want Said "because of how he performed at the end of last season (while they showed footage of his hat trick v Wigan!!!!) 🤣🤣🤣🤣
 

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Merson coming across as the clown he is tonight.
Suggesting that only Villa were interested in Ollie (and only bought him because DS "previously worked with him") and no-one would want Said "because of how he performed at the end of last season (while they showed footage of his hat trick v Wigan!!!!) 🤣🤣🤣🤣
I do like Merson, but he is a bit of a twit, a lot of the time.
 

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Merse is an honest commentator, even though he contradicts himself frequently. He probably believes what he’s saying at the time.
 

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Merson coming across as the clown he is tonight.
Suggesting that only Villa were interested in Ollie (and only bought him because DS "previously worked with him") and no-one would want Said "because of how he performed at the end of last season (while they showed footage of his hat trick v Wigan!!!!) 🤣🤣🤣🤣
He did reference the Stoke game onwards to be fair but I dont see why a couple of games would influence a club not to sign him when he tore it up for a large part of the season
 

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Did Rio Ferdinand just say it's lovely being here without fans?????
 

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Clinton Morrison as Villa go 5-1 up:

"This is a shock result, it's a huge result. Nobody would have predicted this score."

Does the man know what the word 'result' actually means? Clearly not.
 

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Lost count of the number of times they said Villa stayed up by one point last season.
 

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Clinton Morrison as Villa go 5-1 up:

"This is a shock result, it's a huge result. Nobody would have predicted this score."

Does the man know what the word 'result' actually means? Clearly not.
Mmmm! At 5-1 I pretty much think we've seen the result. I guess Clinton may have drawn the same conclusion. You really don't like this pundit, do you?
 

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Slightly disappointing that Souness and Evra can't offer a slightly more analytical view of the technical aspects of Ollie's game tonight, other than to say he did well but don't get carried away. How about some footage and analysis of his movement and his hold-up play, or at least, some praise of it.
 

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Slightly disappointing that Souness and Evra can't offer a slightly more analytical view of the technical aspects of Ollie's game tonight, other than to say he did well but don't get carried away. How about some footage and analysis of his movement and his hold-up play, or at least, some praise of it.
Both too much in shock of their respective team's batterings to be constructive - not professional but there you go 😂
 

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Danny cowley commenting on sky sports score centre “an unbelievable run by John Smith *”

* not John Smith not sure what the name was but the point was they then show you the “unbelievable run” which consisted for one man beating one other man on the left wing using his pace then crossing the ball in 😂
 

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Nice one from David Prutton just now. Asked his studio guests if Anthony Knockart is an example of a player who has half a leg in the premier league and one in the championship. Sounds like he'll be no use to Forest at all running around in circles.
 

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Nice one from David Prutton just now. Asked his studio guests if Anthony Knockart is an example of a player who has half a leg in the premier league and one in the championship. Sounds like he'll be no use to Forest at all running around in circles.
Thought Fulham had just made his loan permanent. What's he doing at Mr Trees relatives?
 

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Why do commentators apologise when some some effing and blinding is heard over the mics. Surely if your watching a match on TV then you should be used to it and far from offended either that or don't invite aintie Doris around to watch the match.
 

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Why do commentators apologise when some some effing and blinding is heard over the mics. Surely if your watching a match on TV then you should be used to it and far from offended either that or don't invite aintie Doris around to watch the match.
Agree with you. Ridiculous.
 
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Why do commentators apologise when some some effing and blinding is heard over the mics. Surely if your watching a match on TV then you should be used to it and far from offended either that or don't invite aintie Doris around to watch the match.
cos it is before the watershed so not allowed by TV rules I assume
 

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Why do commentators apologise when some some effing and blinding is heard over the mics. Surely if your watching a match on TV then you should be used to it and far from offended either that or don't invite aintie Doris around to watch the match.
Probably two-thirds of the time, unless you're wearing earphones, you the viewer don't even hear the swearing before an engineer pulls down the fader on that mic. TV companies seem to love placing a mic somewhere in the region of the two technical areas, which seems like a pretty dumb place. It usually takes a slide tackle and the bloke on the receiving end of it to be bundled into one of the mics for his "f***'s sake!" or "oi ref, fackin' 'ell!!" to be heard.
 

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Why do commentators apologise when some some effing and blinding is heard over the mics. Surely if your watching a match on TV then you should be used to it and far from offended either that or don't invite aintie Doris around to watch the match.
Normally I haven't heard and we try to rewind to hear what it was. I imagine the young'uns just do the same
 
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Been very impressed with Karen Carney whenever I hear her on the radio, knows her stuff and actually analyses as opposed to bland Shearer type speak.
 

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Been very impressed with Karen Carney whenever I hear her on the radio, knows her stuff and actually analyses as opposed to bland Shearer type speak.
On a long drive Saturday, early September, and had R5L on the radio. The opening game of the WSL (Villa v City) was featured and, as it started, I thought to put some music on. I had no idea who the commentators, summarisers or any of the players were but I listened to the whole game. The best commentary I've ever heard – the positions on the pitch, which team the mentioned players were, the type of action so I could understand what was going on and got hooked. No discussion on the clouds in the sky, the result in 1947, the various permutation and combinations of speculated results or even what the various coaches were wearing (Conor McNamara).
 
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On a long drive Saturday, early September, and had R5L on the radio. The opening game of the WSL (Villa v City) was featured and, as it started, I thought to put some music on. I had no idea who the commentators, summarisers or any of the players were but I listened to the whole game. The best commentary I've ever heard – the positions on the pitch, which team the mentioned players were, the type of action so I could understand what was going on and got hooked. No discussion on the clouds in the sky, the result in 1947, the various permutation and combinations of speculated results or even what the various coaches were wearing (Conor McNamara).
and was it her?
 

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On a long drive Saturday, early September, and had R5L on the radio. The opening game of the WSL (Villa v City) was featured and, as it started, I thought to put some music on. I had no idea who the commentators, summarisers or any of the players were but I listened to the whole game. The best commentary I've ever heard – the positions on the pitch, which team the mentioned players were, the type of action so I could understand what was going on and got hooked. No discussion on the clouds in the sky, the result in 1947, the various permutation and combinations of speculated results or even what the various coaches were wearing (Conor McNamara).
Or views of the M4 elevated section?
 
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Sean Kelly constantly tells me I know, when it's his job to tell me. Also he starts sentences and seems to lose concentration and change tack, often unrelated.
 

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SKY commentator constantly referred to Sorensen as Anderson throughout the game - you'd think he'd have got a heads up at HT that he was using the wrong name but clearly not..
 

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SKY commentator constantly referred to Sorensen as Anderson throughout the game - you'd think he'd have got a heads up at HT that he was using the wrong name but clearly not..
Thank goodness for Markybee and Marcus! Although I wished they could have been more specific about the different Sørensen's on the pitch... I kept getting palpitations when, with the ball in amongst a crowd of player on our attacking right, he'd say "Sørensen's come away with the ball"!
 

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A Murray Jones tap in at the far post would be an unbelievable finish.
Any finish from Murray Jones would be unbelievable, although I did see him score in a preseason friendly at Merthyr.
 

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Thank goodness for Markybee and Marcus! Although I wished they could have been more specific about the different Sørensen's on the pitch... I kept getting palpitations when, with the ball in amongst a crowd of player on our attacking right, he'd say "Sørensen's come away with the ball"!
M and M did mention that something must’ve happened in the warm up, because their Sorensen was swapped post Team Sheet.
 

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M and M did mention that something must’ve happened in the warm up, because their Sorensen was swapped post Team Sheet.
I wasn't listening properly and it took me a while to work it out, thought he was ours!
 
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That is one of the most disgusting things I've ever heard. Poor bloke.
 

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He should have used the expression "tea bagged".
 

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Sky Sports presenter says the first time Brentfords have beaten a side in the top 8!
 

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Too much emphasis placed today with the Sky team on we haven't beaten a top 6 side this season. Well we haven't lost to a top 6 side this year also. All in perspective.
 

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