For 20 minutes of his latest pre-match press conference, Burnley manager Sean Dyche played it by the book. But then, when a cheeky reporter told him he looked like Mick Hucknell (which has to be an in-joke – no one would have the balls to say that to Dyche’s face otherwise) he warmed to the theme, and then unleashed a torrent of off-script BANTER that livened up the place:
Shades of David Brent, perhaps, but also more refreshing than 99% of press conferences.
Dyche also admitted he was a fan of Netflix costume drama Bridgerton:
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