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Forum: Broadcasting 19-08-2014, 14:01
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By AZ fan
Thanks for posting. This isn't a great surprise...

Thanks for posting.

This isn't a great surprise as Setanta have been broadcasting the games since the season began in July to Africa via FOX Sports Africa with commentary from the likes of Mark...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-08-2014, 23:58
Replies: 1,476
Views: 107,347
Posted By AZ fan
It's never correct to refer to Den Haag as "the...

It's never correct to refer to Den Haag as "the capital", which is Amsterdam according to Article 32 of the Constitution irrespective of the fact that Den Haag is where the Eerste and Tweede Kamer...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-08-2014, 11:46
Replies: 1,476
Views: 107,347
Posted By AZ fan
Well aware of that...

Well aware of that...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-08-2014, 11:31
Replies: 1,476
Views: 107,347
Posted By AZ fan
Bit of a blunder from Pete Graves there by...

Bit of a blunder from Pete Graves there by calling Den Haag the capital of the Netherlands when it's obviously Amsterdam.

Feels strange to watch an Eredivisie game on the telly! Haven't done that...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-06-2014, 13:13
Replies: 9,673
Views: 878,398
Posted By AZ fan
This World Cup has reinforced my view that with...

This World Cup has reinforced my view that with so few able co-commentators, it would be better to scrap the role entirely except perhaps for a major game such as a final.

Not normally a Steve...
Forum: Radio 09-06-2014, 19:12
Replies: 2,612
Views: 173,746
Posted By AZ fan
Just to be clear, they asked me on. I really rate...

Just to be clear, they asked me on. I really rate Russell Hargreaves on Extra Time. He is enthusiastic and has a wide knowledge of many sports. He makes his guests feel at ease and does not resort to...
Forum: Radio 09-06-2014, 12:39
Replies: 2,612
Views: 173,746
Posted By AZ fan
Very much enjoyed being back on the station. I...

Very much enjoyed being back on the station. I was discussing Belgium's World Cup chances with Russell Hargreaves on Extra Time.

http://t.co/miZMA5gJI4

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18:40
Forum: Broadcasting 07-06-2014, 23:56
Replies: 9,673
Views: 878,398
Posted By AZ fan
Just been told Clive said on ITV that Anderlecht...

Just been told Clive said on ITV that Anderlecht finished third - only after the regular season. They won their third title in a row after the play-offs. #research
Forum: Broadcasting 03-06-2014, 23:08
Replies: 9,673
Views: 878,398
Posted By AZ fan
If Sky Sports do get the Eredivisie, it would not...

If Sky Sports do get the Eredivisie, it would not surprise me as the domestic TV rights are owned by FOX SPORTS NL, which bought out the league's own TV channel Eredivisie Live. The cynic in me (and...
Forum: Football 27-05-2014, 13:37
Replies: 3,418
Views: 144,810
Posted By AZ fan
Januzaj did well after coming on at half-time and...

Januzaj did well after coming on at half-time and didn't look out of place at all. I liked his comments after the game:

" I wasn't under much pressure. I'm used to playing in front of 80,000 at...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-05-2014, 23:35
Replies: 9,673
Views: 878,398
Posted By AZ fan
World Cup warm-up, Cristal Arena, Genk - Premier...

World Cup warm-up, Cristal Arena, Genk - Premier Sports

Belgium - Luxembourg: Richard Kaufman
Forum: Broadcasting 24-05-2014, 22:56
Replies: 9,673
Views: 878,398
Posted By AZ fan
I know he's well into his seventies now but it's...

I know he's well into his seventies now but it's still sad to see Bill bowing out after the World Cup. Johnny Giles will surely follow suit quite soon. Any word on that?
Forum: Broadcasting 23-05-2014, 14:16
Replies: 45
Views: 3,526
Posted By AZ fan
Just wait until the real fun starts tonight Karly...

Just wait until the real fun starts tonight Karly :)
Forum: Football 21-05-2014, 20:24
Replies: 77
Views: 4,280
Posted By AZ fan
or Switzerland.

or Switzerland.
Forum: Football 20-05-2014, 12:56
Replies: 340
Views: 10,520
Posted By AZ fan
What exactly does this mean?

What exactly does this mean?
Forum: Football 20-05-2014, 12:53
Replies: 3,418
Views: 144,810
Posted By AZ fan
Yaya or Yahya is the Islamic name for John in the...

Yaya or Yahya is the Islamic name for John in the same way that Isa is how Jesus is known Islam and Musa/Moses hence I call him John Touré :D

Am over the moon with the appointment. I found out at HT...
Forum: Football 18-05-2014, 09:53
Replies: 5,948
Views: 281,574
Posted By AZ fan
You've neatly summed up what I was about to...

You've neatly summed up what I was about to post...except I'm definitely no Liverpool fan :D

And one other thing...bring back Tel!
Forum: Football 18-05-2014, 09:32
Replies: 3,418
Views: 144,810
Posted By AZ fan
Highlights of Oranje v Ecuador, including of...

Highlights of Oranje v Ecuador, including of course that brilliantly taken goal from van Persie:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CX3ViV0yXaY
Forum: Broadcasting 16-05-2014, 14:20
Replies: 2,849
Views: 216,169
Posted By AZ fan
HBS, sorry! :blush:

HBS, sorry! :blush:
Forum: Broadcasting 16-05-2014, 10:43
Replies: 2,849
Views: 216,169
Posted By AZ fan
While not wishing to take any joy out of...

While not wishing to take any joy out of someone's divorce, it's these bits of info that I love garnering here on DS - anything to do with commentators and sports broadcasters.

Hopefully Matterface...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-05-2014, 10:38
Replies: 9,673
Views: 878,398
Posted By AZ fan
Brilliant posts from IglooMan and ReadingFan....

Brilliant posts from IglooMan and ReadingFan. Very interesting to see that Tyler did less games but retained the vast majority of the top clashes.

I hope that Sky make Rob Hawthorne the number 1...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-05-2014, 11:28
Replies: 9,673
Views: 878,398
Posted By AZ fan
I don't think Drury's dreadful commentary can...

I don't think Drury's dreadful commentary can ever be forgiven but as Pakokelso and others will tell you, his stock as a commentator has actually risen since he stopped being contracted to ITV as he...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-05-2014, 11:25
Replies: 9,673
Views: 878,398
Posted By AZ fan
There is a difference between using a shortened...

There is a difference between using a shortened name for a club e.g. Schalke to refer to FC Schalke 04 and using an incorrect name for a club as with AZ and Sporting CP. Sporting could mean Sporting...
Forum: Radio 14-05-2014, 23:04
Replies: 7,514
Views: 659,665
Posted By AZ fan
If you don't like Derbyshire (and I don't) or...

If you don't like Derbyshire (and I don't) or Colin Murray (and I really, really don't), try an alternative. Sean O'Rourke on RTE Radio 1 is an excellent broadcaster in my view. You can listen online...
Forum: Broadcasting 14-05-2014, 22:44
Replies: 2,849
Views: 216,169
Posted By AZ fan
It's unfortunate that following the success of...

It's unfortunate that following the success of the journalist-led panel on BT Sport's European Football Show that BBC and ITV have gone for the same old tired formula with some pundits who think they...
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