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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

The man in the muddle

I have a theory that match commentators actually see and hear less than we do at home. How else to explain the hopeless performance of John Motson during tonight's England-Germany friendly? Fully ten minutes after we had all heard the comical sound of a few thousand Germans singing "Zere's only von team in Vembley", he suddenly said "is that German singing we hear"?