‘It’s A Goal, Michael’ – BBC Radio Commentator Completely Misses Goal, Corrected By Brilliantly Deadpan Co-Commentator (Audio)

Chris Wright

16th, November 2012


By Chris Wright

In which, during Tuesday night’s FA Cup replay between Lincoln and Walsall, BBC Radio Lincolnshire commentator Michael Hortin fails to spot Jamie Paterson’s late consolation for Walsall only to be corrected by a brilliantly deadpan piece of co-commentary from his wingman…

(Via rob_makepeace on Audioboo/thanks to Anorak for the tip-off)

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  1. Jarren says:

    My Word.

  2. Kate says:

    I heard something similar with the Dortmund vs Aalen game where Hummels scored. The commentator said something like ‘and some of the fans in the ground thought that went in’ and then after some silence they flick to Hummels celebrating and the commentator cooly adds ‘and they were right’ before more awkward silence …LOL!

  3. Jarren says:

    @Kate: Haha, brilliant!

    There’s something humiliating yet equally gracious in that scenario.

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