I've just watched Phil Jagielka's post match interview which consisted of him answering 5 out of 6 questions with the opening gambit: "Yeah, definitely...".
Does anyone know Phil on a personal level? Is he a bit thick? Or is this like that game where they try to get as many song titles in to the interview as possible in order to turn it in to a complete farce?
I've noticed Tony Hibbert throws in "Eh, it's one of d'ose..." at the start of each of his answers when exposed to questioning from the media..
Has anyone else noticed this? If not keep your eye out and play ?Trite Phrase Bingo? with your favourite football "personalities" ? helps liven up what can be a sterile stroll into the banal and redundant world of a footballer?s thought process.
Drew O'Neall, Posted 06/03/2011 at 00:32:43
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1 Posted 06/03/2011 at 01:15:49
2 Posted 06/03/2011 at 01:38:21
3 Posted 06/03/2011 at 06:24:37
4 Posted 06/03/2011 at 07:40:41
All players are not media trained, unlike the luvvies on a red carpet.
5 Posted 06/03/2011 at 07:50:54
6 Posted 06/03/2011 at 08:45:43
7 Posted 06/03/2011 at 08:54:42
8 Posted 06/03/2011 at 09:32:11
9 Posted 06/03/2011 at 09:56:19
"Yeah like it was like a good game like and we like had to like battle hard like but like in the end we like managed like to score like one more like goal than like them like."
10 Posted 06/03/2011 at 10:19:44
11 Posted 06/03/2011 at 10:31:46
12 Posted 06/03/2011 at 10:25:04
Is Moyes the most tactically inept & overated manager in the Prem'?
Was making 'Big Vic' a complete waste of his dad's spunk?
Is 'Chairman Bill' a lying charlatan of a chancer, who's taking our club to oblivion?
Was our failure to sign anyone in the January transfer window an excruciating embarrassment to both players & fans?
Will you, along with five or six other players, be sold in the summer to balance the books?
Is Gerard the dirtiest most inbred twat you've ever played against?
Can I and any other ToffeeWeb readers who fancy it take turns on the WAGs in the Marquee before our next home game?
Oh I don't suppose you could chauffeur us round the ale houses in your posh car afterward could ya?
YEAH Phil, You've DEFINITELY been very honest & helpful !
13 Posted 06/03/2011 at 10:35:12
The thing to remember is that most footballers are just ordinary lads with, in most cases, an average education at best. Being articulate or not is not an indication of intelligence. Being articulate is a matter of training and socialization. David Cameron is articulate but he's a moron.
14 Posted 06/03/2011 at 11:20:01
15 Posted 06/03/2011 at 11:51:49
Never heard that before, will have to research that one....
Jags isn't exactly yer first choice in front of the olde camera but I'd have him instead of spoons like Merson, Salako or any former RS.
Ray Wilkins was always the worst with his "He'll be disappointed by that" every time.
Even Howard Kendall always says "Naturally" in EVERY interview, I remember in 1991, I kept saying it cos HK did.....
16 Posted 06/03/2011 at 12:01:39
17 Posted 06/03/2011 at 12:27:18
Surely 'Sponk' would be the verb form of the noun 'spunk'.
18 Posted 06/03/2011 at 12:45:52
19 Posted 06/03/2011 at 12:55:36
Fuck off, lad ? you can't speak proper English so you'd be no good to us....
20 Posted 06/03/2011 at 13:24:19
"Hands on TOP of the desk, Ruane!"
21 Posted 06/03/2011 at 12:51:50
John Crook (#11)
"Andy Johnson was the worse"
And you've had time to think it through. Not so easy is it?!
22 Posted 06/03/2011 at 14:05:54
23 Posted 06/03/2011 at 15:02:51
WELL DONE JAGS! THANKS FOR YOUR EFFORT, IT WAS A GOOD FINISH.
24 Posted 06/03/2011 at 15:16:12
25 Posted 06/03/2011 at 15:52:18
26 Posted 06/03/2011 at 17:25:46
Coleman looks like a monkey when talking. Neville looks too serious and faces the floor (to hide his ugly mug?). Even Arteta pronouces us "Eberton"!!! Add to that all the comments above, it's no wonder we're always last on MotD.
27 Posted 06/03/2011 at 18:38:27
28 Posted 06/03/2011 at 18:54:24
Is he still going?
29 Posted 06/03/2011 at 22:00:00
30 Posted 07/03/2011 at 02:52:25
If you have to think what you're gonna do... it'll be too late to do it...
31 Posted 07/03/2011 at 07:18:40
32 Posted 07/03/2011 at 08:49:43
I know that the Man U players receive training on how to speak to the media. Obviously Everton can't afford for their players to have this training.
33 Posted 07/03/2011 at 09:53:01
34 Posted 07/03/2011 at 11:50:20
35 Posted 07/03/2011 at 15:12:13
"Surely 'Sponk' would be the verb form of the noun 'spunk'"
Don't know, mate, but it was a bugger to clean off the back seat of a Morris Minor in 1968, not to mention yer kecks.
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