Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

MOTD (2) Not So Bad…

MOTD (2) Not So Bad…

I don't think it is too much of a secret that supporters of Blackburn Rovers and followers of teams other than the big four are not too keen on the BBC or Sky Sports, Match of the Day 2 however is different.

Unless you follow the big four it is rare that your side is one of the feature matches on Match of the Day (unless you are playing them or they aren't it action!) it is also no secret that the BBC and Sky Sports heavily favour these big four.

I haven't watched it much this season I must admit but have always quite liked Match of the Day 2, shown usually on BBC2 on a Sunday Evening. They have a West Bromwich Albion supporting presenter in Adrian Chilles (I do like this guy even though he repeats virtually EVERY word at least twice in a sentence!) that is also a true fan and as such appreciates the game more, and he doesn't stand on ceremony, he views ALL as equals, and rightly so.

I happened to catch the end of the programme tonight, when I switched on my TV and it automatically picked up BBC1 (with it being the World Snooker Final MOTD2 had been moved from BBC2 to BBC1) and I managed to pick up Two Good, Two Bad, a feature at the end of the show in which they look at the weekends high and low points in comical fashion. This time it was the best of compilation and featured not one, but two Rovers moments!

The first was a hilarious moment, which I remember from the Reading match at the Madejski Stadium when David Bentley had run from half way to score the winner and in the goal celebration's Benni McCarthy copped himself a feel!

Their top Two Good, Two Bad moment of the season was Mark Hughes' "Job done" pulling up of his trousers with a look on his face as if to say, "that'll do!" to which the commentator said something like "Mark Hughes pulls up his trousers as if to say job done." Unless you saw the programme this probably won't have the comedy value it did to me…

So, if you can wait a further 24-hours to still see Rovers in as much detail in their coverage by Match of the Day 2 as you would 24-hours earlier on Match of the Day you are just as well off waiting as Match of the Day 2 on a Sunday from now on! It is generally far more entertaining with a more light hearted view of the weekends games from an impartial presenter and generally more entertaining guests anyway!


NOT REGISTERD TO VITAL BLACKBURN? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Register by clicking here.

Don't forget "Walkerbout" Sunday Evenings in the forum between 6pm & 8pm - For more information click here.

But don't forget the forum itself, you can talk about whatever you want there and YOU decide what it is! Forum Link.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Walker
Date:Sunday May 6 2007
Time: 11:35PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Joshua v Klitschko?

Comments

0
As I say Match of the Day 2 is presented by a proper fans and is FAR more entertaining that Match of the Day, so if you can wait a further 24-hours to see the goals again you may as well wait because you'll see as much action anyway! The Two Good Two Bad moments were priceless, I HOPE someone else saw the Benni Ball Grab and especially the "Job Done", brilliant!
Hughes Da Man
06/05/2007 23:39:00
0
MOTD has always had a Top 4 Bias, one day the BBC will realise they lack of attention to the other 15 clubs in the premiership is affecting the audience numbers more than the couple of Duffers the have as pundits. On Saturday the "funnies" by Mark Lawrenson were so unfunny I was cringing in my chair. They should stick to football and supporting Liverpool Oh yea and making excuses when the reds fail..
col8
07/05/2007 03:30:00
0
Although last night the Arsenal v Chelsea game coverage wasn't exactly extensive!
merlin
07/05/2007 08:46:00
0
I did see Lawro and Hansen having a good old chuckle about something on Saturday when I saw a little bit of Match of the Day, that was cinge worthy enough! I didn't see ANY, bar the last few minutes of Match of the Day 2 so couldn't comment merlin.
Hughes Da Man
07/05/2007 10:02:00
0
MOTD has always failed to hide its bias but Adrian Chiles is generally a very talented presenter. Lawrenson has always been an arrogant anti-lancashire (except Preston) tw*t.
MikeyGamst
07/05/2007 12:15:00
0
Adie is a funny guy, and HIGHLY entertaining bloke isn't he. I've seen him on other programmes, working lunch and the Apprentice aftermath show when someone leaves and he's great to watch. I also liked him at last summer's World Cup. Get him on MOTD instead of Lawro!
Hughes Da Man
07/05/2007 14:01:00
0
brad was on motd2 a week or two ago and it was goodlistening to him! i saw benni grab bentleys bits and sparkys trouser thing bloody funny! it showed him with his flicks and back heel on the sideline to primus when we played pompey that was top notch and as the commentator put it "form is temporary, class is permanent"
durks de rover
09/05/2007 12:58:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Match Day Officials v Sheffield Wednesday (27/9/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Sheffield Wednesday this Tuesday.

Most Successful English Trophy Hauls

Well the new season is definitely upon us as we go into October, and amongst the 10 most successful English sides in football history - there are a number who are unlikely...

Vital Pre-Match - Championship, 27th-28th Sept

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of matches this midweek, which will see us among those having a match in this upcoming schedule with three-points the aim of course.

Derby 1-2 Blackburn - Highlights

Blackburn secured a win over Derby in the Championship on Saturday.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile
Mikey Delap
no email
Profile
Sasman!
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Blackburn v Sheffield Wednesday
Suggested By:
Blackburn win20%
Sheffield Wednesday win60%
Draw20%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
2 Huddersfield 9 6 1 2 19 4
3 Brighton 9 5 2 2 17 6
4 Reading 9 5 2 2 17 0
5 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
6 Birmingham 9 4 4 1 16 4
7 Barnsley 9 5 0 4 15 6
8 Wolves 9 4 3 2 15 3
9 Brentford 9 4 2 3 14 6
10 Bristol City 9 4 2 3 14 5
11 Sheff Wed 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 13 -1
13 Fulham 9 3 4 2 13 -2
14 Ipswich 9 3 3 3 12 0
15 Forest 9 3 2 4 11 -2
16 Q.P.R. 9 3 2 4 11 -4
17 Aston Villa 9 1 6 2 9 0
18 Burton 9 2 3 4 9 -2
19 Preston 9 3 0 6 9 -4
20 Blackburn 9 2 2 5 8 -6
21 Cardiff 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Derby County 9 1 3 5 6 -6
23 Rotherham 9 1 3 5 6 -12
24 Wigan 9 1 2 6 5 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 5:30PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker5
2.ukabbdav1
3.hmibennett1