Regular listeners to the Athletico Mince podcast will know that Bob Mortimer (of ‘Bob Mortimer’ fame) has created an entire imagined life for Steve McClaren – a life that revolves around HAIR ISLANDS, dutiful snake ownership and a healthy interest in carpet and carpeting accessories.
However, the serialisation of McClaren’s day-to-day life may well have reached its zenith in the latest episode in which the QPR manager reveals just how he picks his team come matchday.
Here’s the ditty in all its glory, sung by Mortimer and animated by @ben_pics…
There are some running jokes that the uninitiated might not fully understand, but basically you’re watching McClaren and over 50 years of stagnant English football management being condensed and ridiculed inside three minutes of pure excellence.
What’s not to like?