Date:Thu, 6 Dec 2001 16:18:47 -0500
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From:Fred Speirs <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:Re: Commentator drivel (was Relative veteran "wrong
Theoretically, there's nothing wrong with this comment. Liverpool could
have played in Italy against a non-Italian team in a European or EUFA
(formerly Fairs) Cup Final. I don't know if they ever have.
Unfortunately, I don't think that's what our clown prince of commentary
Ed Bellion wrote:
> If you saw the Roma-Liverpool match you will have heard more
> nonsense from our favorite announcer Tommy (bulge in the old onion bag)
> "Liverpool seldom do well when they play in Italy,
> especially against Italian teams"
> I had to rewind my tape to be sure I had heard it correctly
> the first time.
> I guess Jol was trying to get through his swansong without
> cards. There sure were a lot of tough tackles from both teams
> that could have been carded, much worse than the one he gave
> the one yellow for. It worked out for him, but might not have
> for a referee of lesser stature.