Damn you, Arsenal!
Gunners’ early goal ruins commentator’s day
Arsenal v Blackburn
Match of the Day commentator Simon Brotherton probably wasn’t too concerned when he suffered a bout of verbal diarrhoea about the Arsenal captaincy as Arsene Wenger’s men passed the ball around the defence. These things can be edited out of highlights packages after all. Sadly for Brotherton, no sooner had he finished talking rubbish than the ball was in Blackburn’s net.
So this moment of cutting analysis had to be beamed into millions of television sets: “A slight ankle injury for William Gallas, but he’s on the bench today. This is Kolo Toure who captains the side in Gallas’ absence – although, of course, these days Gallas no longer the captain.
You can start watching from the one minute mark to watch the ‘action’ unfold.
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