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Post by big mervyn » Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:31 pm

Are there any of that truly legendary group of sports commentators left?

Aliss, Peter O'Sullevan, Bill McLaren, John Arlott, Dan Maskell. All gone and nobody since has come close.
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Post by solidarity » Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:05 pm

Fortunately we still have our own, our very own... Jim Gusher Neilly. Still a class act.

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Post by Bobbievee » Sun Dec 06, 2020 11:34 pm

Amongst those long gone........Larry Mccoubrey.
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Post by Bobbievee » Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:24 am

And today Paolo Rossi, 1982 World cup, Azzuri top scorer. And only 64.
A joy to watch

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Post by big mervyn » Thu Dec 10, 2020 5:58 pm

Bobbievee wrote:
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:24 am
And today Paolo Rossi,
Ah jaysus! Status Quo won't be the same without him
:(
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Post by pwrmoore » Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:27 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Thu Dec 10, 2020 5:58 pm
Bobbievee wrote:
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:24 am
And today Paolo Rossi,
Ah jaysus! Status Quo won't be the same without him
:(
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by fermain » Fri Dec 11, 2020 11:37 pm

Babs Windsor
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Post by Dave » Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:10 am

Loved her wee sayings like: "Get the fcuk outta me pub ya prat" and "fcuk up Phil."
I have my own tv channel, what have you got?

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Post by Bobbievee » Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:44 am

What channel did you watch it on?!!

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Post by big mervyn » Sat Dec 12, 2020 1:02 am

fermain wrote:
Fri Dec 11, 2020 11:37 pm
Babs Windsor
Aah Jaysus! The Pontypool front row won't be the same without him.
:(
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Post by solidarity » Sat Dec 12, 2020 9:40 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Sat Dec 12, 2020 1:02 am
fermain wrote:
Fri Dec 11, 2020 11:37 pm
Babs Windsor
Aah Jaysus! The Pontypool front row won't be the same without him.
:(
No, no Merv, not those Windsors. She was actually 375th in line for the throne.

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Post by Bobbievee » Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:10 am

Charlie Pride succumbs to Covid. The Crystal Chandeleir is a bit dimmer today.

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Post by justinr73 » Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:16 am

Saw him in 2012.

A gentleman, a fine singer and a real old school entertainer.

RIP sir.

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Post by big mervyn » Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:38 am

Played Norn Irn in the 70s when hardly anybody else did.
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Post by Bobbievee » Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:07 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:38 am
Played Norn Irn in the 70s when hardly anybody else did.
He did indeed, and again in the late 80s I think, in the Ulster Hall

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