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I'm sorry, but it sounds wrong. Like Fearne Cotton.
*cue mass feminist retort*
Tend to get a lot of people on here wanting to look righteous whenever they can. But in this case they're sorely mistaken. It's not that she's a woman, it's that she's shit
I'm with you brother
has just texted me saying this:
"I would rather have a three day conversation with john motson, than listen to another minute of this screeching whore"
the boy is a 50 yr old cab driver in the body of a 23 yr old!!!!
im all for it in principle, but shes just a bit shit...
As long as she giving me the horn.
and, more importantly, her voice is horrible. It makes my speakers crackle and hiss (she needs one of those screens putting in front of the microphone) and the high-pitchedness blends in far too much with the crowd noise. Football commentators need some level of deepness in their voice or you can't hear them properly
See my post above for confirmation of this
I'm not saying women can't commentate, just that this one can't/shouldn't.
It also sounds so wrong.
Ever watch a game in Glasgow when you get a proper weejie woman screaming and shouting behind you? Probably the most irritating thing I've ever heard, partly the accent, partly the shite they come out with.
And weejie woman at Celtic Park? Don't get me started on them...
"he passes to the china captain" is the best bit of commentary she's done, never mentioned the guys name but referred to him as that
to myself out of embarrassment. Her commentary is as bafflingly predictable as a long-range goal scored against Spurs.
it just sounds wrong, her voice grates a bit. who is she and how the hell did she get a job like that?
Is Avram Grant actually dead? Has Abramovich just propped up his cold, stiff corpse on the Chelsea bench just to spite Mourinho?
give me Michelle Tafoya anyday....
There is something about a woman commentating that just seems weird. And kind of wrong. Having a woman comentate on a football match, or F1 race, it probably would put me off listening to it. I feel guilty about it though.
What a bunch of slags.
I have no problem with female presenters. I think Suzi Perry's excellent on the MotoGP coverage, and has near encyclopedic knowledge.
does seem to be the way the wind is blowing these days. After all we have female singers, female motorists...
Yep, it's time to bring out the physical insults.
the result of a drunken night between the guy from the Falklands with the burnt face and Fat Cat from Chip n Dale Rescuee Rangers.
Even wank commentators like John Motson just sound...right. Male commentators are as integral to football as complaining to the referee and Aston Villa coming 10th
Also she cannot commentate to save her life
i feel like i've seen this thread before. like, word for word.
It's about right that they choose her to commentate on our game. MOTD usually give us 30 seconds at the end of the show. I'm surprised they don't roll the credits at the same time. I watch the games online as MOTD's coverage is usually shite for us. I only watched this as the Khan fight finished early!
when she was commentating and they all thought the same that it doesnt sound right.Cringeworthy.
I wonder what Mike Newell thinks of it, after all he slagged off a female linesman.Lol
no, she's not very good, but there's plenty of male BBC commentators who are just as useless. Just before the BBC briefly lost the Prem to ITV their third commentator behind Motson and Barry Davies was for a while a bloke called Andrew James, who was hopeless and got dropped as soon as some of the 5 Live commentators were ready to step up.
and I claim my ten pounds, well done.
But who out of the Current MoTD commentators is?
I quite like Pearce, but Motson et al have no idea what's going on.
Favourite recent Mottyism:
"It's Cahill! Typical goal from him"
After Tim Cahill scored a fantastic playstation esque once-in-a-lifetime bicycle kick against chelsea.
A typical goal for him probably is on the Playstation, so Motty wins.
Then dribbles past the entire Classic Italy team and buries one in the top corner from a ludicrous angle with his left on the turn six times a game.
Guy Mowbray is ok!
I just heard this woman on MOTD2. She's terrible. She basically just yelped players names a lot. I'm all for female commentators but surely they could find one that can, well, commentate?
Also, the Geordie commentator was a bit wank too.
jacqui oatley was pretty good on radio 5. commentators on the telly are largely pointless anyway
She was horrible, no offence to her at all, but it was just wrong! all wrong! and weird.
doing an imporession of what they think a football commentator sounds like. Rubs.
she sounds like me when I used to make tapes of me doing football commentary when I was 8.
As my housemate is vegetarian, I watch MOTD alone and I have no one to verify whether my thoughts are justified or if i'm just a massive sexist.
She makes Jonathan Pearce sound good - to reiterate what everyone else said; it's just that she's SHIT.
you hear americans commentating in football. Just wrong.
And as someone above said, nothing wrong with lady presenters (oh Gabby), its just the tone of voice doesnt suit the kind of delivery required for commentating.
What an outrage.....
And a woman presenter!
What is the world coming too.
I think MOTD should apologies to all everton and fulham fans that were affected by this disgrace!!!