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7 Reasons That Match of the Day 2 is Better Than Match of the Day

7 Reasons That Match of the Day 2 is Better Than Match of the Day

1.  Gary Lineker. Unlike many people, I don’t mind Gary Lineker; he’s knowledgable, charming and his ad-libs are great.  In an incident during a live match, when someone in the crowd hurled a coin at Jamie Carragher, the cameras showed Carragher picking the coin up and forcefully throwing it back.  “It’s probably his change,” Lineker drolly observed.  The problem I have with watching Gary Lineker for more than ten minutes is that...

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7 Reasons Radio DJs Annoy

7 Reasons Radio DJs Annoy

1.  Singing Along. Why do some DJs seem to think they are also singers? I don’t mind them singing along to Phil Collins’ version of You Can’t Hurry Love – indeed I’ll be doing the same – but please switch the mic off first. Or at least get one of the funky little voice boxes that makes you sound like an alien. That would be cool. 2.  Talking Over Tracks. Usually when the DJ has got bored with all the singing along, he or...

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7 Reasons AC Milan vs Manchester United was a Disappointment

7 Reasons AC Milan vs Manchester United was a Disappointment

1.  Pancake Day.  Who the hell schedules a match on Pancake Day?  After all, no one plays on Christmas Day or on Easter Sunday.  That’s because important holidays should, rightly, be observed.  I had to listen to it on the radio while making the pancakes.  Why couldn’t they have played it on Valentine’s Day instead?  I love football, after all. 2.  Hype.  No mere football match could possibly live up to the preposterous hyperbole...

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7 Reasons to Watch Rachael Hodges on BBC News

7 Reasons to Watch Rachael Hodges on BBC News

  Radio legend and BBC Radio 5Live newsreader, Rachael Hodges, has recently begun presenting the sport on BBC News, the BBC’s 24 hour rolling news television channel.  She’s not sure when she’s on, but it will definitely be today, and tomorrow…probably.  Here are 7 reasons to watch. 1. USP. Rachael Hodges has this rather wonderful quality that means she can take even the most mundane of things and turn them into...

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Guest Post: 7 Reasons Spooks Are Different To Humans

Guest Post: 7 Reasons Spooks Are Different To Humans

Today sees us hand over the reins of 7 Reasons to guest writer, Bri McIntosh. All compliments can still be sent to us. We’ll pass them on. No, seriously, we will. But then again you are probably a fan of joy, so we suggest you visit his blog here and and follow him on twitter here. 1.  Accidents and illness. The average human being is susceptible to getting a common injury such as a sprained ankle or getting a bout of the common cold....

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