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Bracing for the ESPN Brit crew

  • Du Nord, Friday, May 21, 2010 3:33 AM

Bruce McGuire offers his rant on ESPN staffing a Brit-only booth crew for this summer's World Cup: "Why are we going to have to put up with English announcers calling the USA v England World Cup game??? Did I move or something and don't know it yet? ... I just might prefer Dave O'Brien.

"If you have listened to this crew doing UEFA Champions League games all year long on Fox Soccer Channel you will have by now realized that they only know about player and coaches in the English Premier League or have been in that league in the past. During the Bayern Munich v Lyon semifinal it was obvious they knew nothing about either team except for Arjen Robben cuz he had been at Chelsea."

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