Fulham keeper David Stockdale breaks off pre-match warm-up to co-commentate on his golf

Posted by - January 31, 2011 - FA Cup, Football videos, Fulham

ESPN: Experts at Sidetracking Players Needlessly

Normally professional footballers are creatures of habit before matches, systematically working their way through carefully honed pre-match routines. But not Fulham goalkeeper David Stockdale.

He spent part of his pre-match warm-up hovering behind ESPN’s crazy pitchside desk to see if they were showing the highlights of an excellent golf stroke he had played.

Spotting that his chip-in from the rough was indeed the topic of conversation, he came over to talk Ray Stubbs and co. through his big moment.

It is the sort of moment that would have come under closer scrutiny if the Cottagers hadn’t won the match 4-0!

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