The Perils Of Kick By Kick Commentary

Hal LaRoux
By Hal LaRoux
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Long gone are the days of keeping up with European football with the trusted fingers crossed, aerial persuading, medium wave radio haranguing techniques. No need to strain for the tv remote to get to Teletext and check if it was indeed Carl Shutt who toe poked the ball into the Stuttgart net, today you have the internet.


Boy George said "popularity breeds contempt", but what he could've said was with endless choice comes painful decision, a sentiment Ric from Canada could surely understand as he was clearly bamboozled with options on how to keep up with the Arsenal/Olympiakos game.

Eire native Barry Glendenning of the navy blue-top Guardian was one of his choices, but it wasn't all throw-ins and hop-balls for Canadian Ric as you'll see from the excerpt below.

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