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TV Watch: No fan of Barton

Ian Plenderleith, U.S.-based columnist for Britian's When Saturday Comes, is no fan of Fox Soccer Channel commentator Warren Barton, the former Wimbledon and Newcastle United defender: "Patronizing, banal and deeply in love with the sound of his own voice, Barton leaves no cliche unflogged in airing his apparent belief that North American football fans still need to be talked down to so that they can understand the game seen through the sophisticated analysis of a seasoned ex-pro Brit." Plenderleith assails Barton in particular for his criticism of West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola.

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