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Sunday, 13 June 2010
And Talking Broadcasting Tokenism...
Did you listen to the commentary on the Algeria v Slovenia game on Radio 5? Of all the games to award to a female commentator, this was the one! The Sunday after the Saturday before, two no mark teams in a no mark game, so dust down the woman and give her the microphone. You can hear the BBC executives discussing the schedule:
"But can we really risk it, a WOMAN commentating on a World Cup game?" "My dear chap, the point is that NOBODY will be listening!"