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  1. May 18, 2017

    Xeno Full Member

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    Existing customer? I'd pay £10 for BT Sport.
  2. May 18, 2017

    King Eric 7 Full Member

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    Existing customer, yes. I tried doing the same with Sky, they found a deal, but it was only a few quid saving on Sky Sports and they wanted to lock you into a contract, so I didn't bother with them.
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    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    Did BT not want to lock you in to a contract? I found that nearly every deal with BT includes being tied down to another 12 or 24 months, and a lot of the time they don't even tell you, it's all in the smallprint.
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    King Eric 7 Full Member

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    Yes, 12 months contract. I think Sky mentioned 18 months and were offering just a few pounds off. BT sports went from £28 to £10.99 so it made sense and I was happy to extend the contract.
  5. May 18, 2017

    mitchmouse Full Member

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    well, ITV's forage into digital years ago might just beat them in that they had Andy Townsend in the "tactics truck"
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    mitchmouse Full Member

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    he also continues to get things wrong.. just like when he was actually doing the job
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    mitchmouse Full Member

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    well when one of them is the oafish Mr State the Bleeding Obvious (ie that was a good shot) Glenn Hoddle, you need an extra one!
  8. May 18, 2017

    Emmet Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    I see BT are showboating that they are offering the final of the champions league being streamed for free, someone advised me today that they are legally obliged to do so.. Is that true :lol:?
  9. May 18, 2017

    Robertd0803 Full Member

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    Think so.
  10. May 19, 2017

    JoaquinJoaquin Full Member

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    They have cancelled The European Football Show. Bad move. I thought it was the best football show on TV.
  11. May 19, 2017

    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin)

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    Yep.
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    Tom Van Persie No relation

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    Will they be showing the Europa League final for free too?
  13. May 19, 2017

    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin)

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    Yep. Its in the agreement with UEFA.
  14. May 19, 2017

    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    What the heck for. I loved that. Looking at BT's adverts this show was obviously too intelligent for them.
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    JoaquinJoaquin Full Member

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    God knows why. Terrible decision though, I'm gutted about it. Watch they will probably give Robbie Savage another show with 'bantz' to replace it.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Aren't BT losing quite a bit of money. This show has probably been sacrificed. They need to be able to pay Lineker and Co.
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    Blind Full Member

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    Ffs, it's about the only decent coverage of European football here. I assume they'll still be showing the same amount of matches from the European leagues but you need that bit of context and analysis around it, the show had the added bonus of Jimbo and actual journalists, a revelation for British football coverage.
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    Berbaclass Full Member

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    :(

    I love watching that
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian

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    Given that the concept, the presenter and the journalists for the European football show were all taken from the Guardian's Football Weekly podcast, just listen to that instead. :)

    In all seriousness though, it's a silly decision. Was probably something of a niche, but nevertheless, James Richardson and Co are knowledgeable, insightful and witty.
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    Boycott Full Member

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    The one thing BT had going for them was their coverage of European football :mad:

    Loved that show. Informative, good humour and the one football show where the live game which leads from it was an after-thought. BT's PL coverage is cringe "bantz" shite. Being fronted by Jake "Jake" Humphrey explains why.
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    Blind Full Member

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    This is like Football Weekly's best bits, no Barry Glendenning taking what seems like years trying to recount the details of a match he's watched at the weekend, no Jimbo trying to pretend he knows about the Premier League, if the podcast was more like the show I might start listening again.
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    JoaquinJoaquin Full Member

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    Yeah as a listener to the podcast aswell I always enjoyed the show more. James Richardson hosting a football show just feels so right.
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    Gio 4 times Redcafe Draft Winner

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    Aye spot on.
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Wow that's really pissed me off. Surely it was a popular show? it was fantastic.

    Much rather watch that for an hour on a Sunday than 3 hours of "Fletch and Sav" FFS.
  26. May 20, 2017

    FC Ronaldo Posts stuff that's been said before in tweet form

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    RedFish Full Member

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    Julien Lauren's on 'The Game' podcast with Gabriel Marcotti, but that's obviously PL focused.

    I'll miss Richardson and Co too. Amongst all the wit and insight, it's the humour that self mockery which glues his shows together.
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian

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    Being replaced by Corden & Vinnie's Custard Pie Party featuring Footy, apparently.
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    RedFish Full Member

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    *pukes*
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    Blind Full Member

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    Remember James Corden had a show after the World Cup every night, fecking hell.
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    First European final since 2011 - 2013?
    BarzaGli - silent G, no?
    Did I hear Mario Marchisio?
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    Zoo Full Member

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    The bias from McManaman is hilarious. Can't even bring himself to criticise Ramos for how pathetic and embarrassing he is
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian

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    Why the bugger do they employ Hargreaves? He's like the world's worst poet:
    "Special player. Big chance. Rail Mudrid. Big player. Special chance."
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    Is he even at the final?
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian

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    He was doing the co-commentary on BT's Youtube coverage.
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    They are really awful,dont think they could be this bad even if tried on purpose.
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    Di Maria's angel Captain of Moanchester United

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    Ah, OK. Had the honour to listen to two other bellends. Darren "i make up facts" Fletch and Stevie "up Madrids A-hole" M.
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    Blind Full Member

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    I enjoyed Ian Darke's meltdown after the Ramos incident, I'm paraphrasing but he said something like 'that's the worst thing I've ever seen on a football pitch'.
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian

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    BT seemed to think it was The Gareth Bale Final.