NBC premier league commentary

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  1. Mar 11, 2018
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    American commentators are crap. English commentators are far better. I'm not bothered about what they say when a goal is scored as much as their overall matchplay commentary
  2. Mar 11, 2018
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    I rewound it a few times to make sure, 100% said “our”.
  3. Mar 11, 2018
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    Eddy_JukeZ Full Member

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    I like them, but they were definitely biased for Pool in yesterday's game.

    FS1 commentators are awful.
  4. Mar 11, 2018
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    Giant Midget Aka - rooney_10119

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    I actually really like them. Arlo is really great, while Le Saux and Dixon aren’t bad either.
  5. Mar 11, 2018
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    Thanks, it was early on the west coast :-)
  6. Mar 11, 2018
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    Agreed, I think they are a pretty good trio.
  7. Mar 11, 2018
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    I’m shocked by some of the comments in here praising them. They are absolutely shite; Peter Drury & Jim Beglin are so much better it’s not even funny.
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    They were dismissive of Liverpool's penalty claims, rightly so imo. Was then surprised to come on here and see people saying that Sky made much more of a fuss about them.
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    Mike Schatner Devil's advocnut

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    NBC have done a great job with the EPL in the US. I don't have any problems with the commentary and overall coverage.
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    I prefer this to the complete over-the-top reaction you hear on some foreign language streams that sounds completely false
  11. Mar 11, 2018
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    In comparison they are a thousand times better then the fox sports and ESPN commentators. I actually watch the fox sports and ESPN games in Spanish if possible and if not available on mute over listening to the awful American commentators on fox sports. Oh and I can't understand anything in Spanish except goooaaaaaaal!
  12. Mar 12, 2018
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    They can't be that biased, they did try and give you that OG.

  13. Mar 12, 2018
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    NBCSN does a great job covering the Premier League. This goes for their studio pundits and host along with their UK-based matchday commentary teams. OP talking his usual bollocks.
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    HAHA! I saw that. My wife walked in right as the own goal went in and was wondering why I was pissed since the screen read 3-0.
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    It's good coverage and the only thing is I wish Arlo White wouldn't talk quite so much over the play. Also Rebecca Low needs to slow the feck down when she's talking. Otherwise it's great. I don't even mind Kyle Martino
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    Honestly aside from Le Saux and Dixon I think the coverage is excellent. Those 2 are insufferable though, particularly Dixon.
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    This. Games are like the Arlo/Dixon comedy show except neither one is funny. cnuts just need to fecking shut up.
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    At that moment I thought to myself they've gone completely mental to give us that goal since it was our player who scored the goal :lol:
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    I might be wrong, but I think I've seen English posters on this board imploring even Martin Tyler to tone it down. :lol:
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    If they can offer Peter Drury a permanent job on the back of his work during the Winter Olympics that'd be nice.
  21. Apr 14, 2018
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    Why is Kyle Martino commentating ? American accents ruin commentary.
  22. Apr 14, 2018
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    They are doing their pundit swap this weekend. Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux in the studio with Rebecca Lowe. The usual 3 are out doing the commentary this weekend.
  23. Apr 14, 2018
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    TBH, his biased punditry is worse than the american accent.
  24. Aug 10, 2018
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    I see Le Seaux has been brought into the studio and Mustoe shunted out as a field commentator. Long may it continue.
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    I'd prefer the clueless "expert" named Kyle Martino to be shunted out. Can't stand him.
  26. Aug 10, 2018
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    Thank God I dont want to watch football via NBC...American footballing commentary is the worst.
  27. Aug 10, 2018
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    Martino should be commentating on MLS games.
  28. Aug 11, 2018
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    I mean, I don't listen to commentary at all these days for the most part. But when I do, I can't stand guys like Martino and Lalas, who never played in a top league, champions league, etc., act like they've been there done that. The only reason anybody even knows who Lalas is, is because he was the long haired hippy that played on the '94 world cup squad when it was in the states. A team that had pretty much no accomplished players outside of say Tab Ramos and John Harkes, who played for Real Betis and Derby at the time, and Brad Friedel but before he moved his career to England and was the second choice keepter behind Meola.. But you have to sit there and listen to Lalas like he's some kind of soccer god, a guy who had a very brief stint with a bottom tier Seire A club, then found his level in the just starting out terrible level of the 90's MLS.

    These guys are unwatchalbe on TV. As terrible as the level of MLS is, I still go to a lot of matches in Seattle, LA, Portland, all along the west coast, just because besides enjoying hating myself, MLS is a decent product to watch live, if not on TV. So I see these guys quite often in person as they are doing pre-game shows and whatnot from the stadiums and they are just as awful in person as they are on TV.
  29. Aug 11, 2018
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    Keeping it simple for the audience which likely has a lot of people who didn't grew up watching football.

    It's the same when watching a German NFL broadcast - often really obvious stuff is repeated that you'd never heard by an US commentator.
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    I thought Lalas played in Serie A. I hate him too much to confirm it though.

    Lee Dixon's head seems to have got bigger.
  31. Aug 12, 2018
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    He did, and he probably could've/would've stayed relatively long term but he was made one of the figureheads of the nascent MLS. Either way, no use for that guy. And he looks like the lead singer of The Spin Doctors.
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    I prefer nbc over sky and that’s from a uk fan. Sky’s coverage is horrible. All scouse pundits and the commentators are dross (all of them).
    And I like arlo Dixon and Lee saux they all seem more relaxed. Only problem for me is the adverts but I get over that.
  33. Apr 14, 2019
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    marukomu The Gatekeeper

    A lot of the streams I watch are from NBC, I think. I never listen to the commentary. I just watch with a set of headphones plugged in but don't wear them. I don't need some fecker telling me what I am watching. Should I take them to a restaurant to let them tell me what my food tastes like? I would love an option to turn the commentary off and just listen to the crowd.
  34. Apr 14, 2019
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    When Fox Sports had the rights to games a couple years back, they had streams online that didn't have commentators. It was actually quite refreshing and let's you focus on the game more.
  35. Apr 14, 2019
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    I like NBC, watched the city game and most of the masters this weekend and the coverage and comms was ace
  36. Apr 15, 2019
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    Don't know if they still do it but, they used to have a "Tactical Cam" footage. The camera was at the halfway line up in the stands and that was the stream you go.
  37. Apr 15, 2019
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    The worst around. Best bit was Lalas et al doing commentary and the subject about academy vs college was being argued by him and another analyst. Lalas was laughingly idiotic.
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  38. May 4, 2019
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    Theafonis In love with @Eboue

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    Usually happy to listen to Arlo White but...I have no idea what to make of this :lol:

  39. May 4, 2019
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    :lol::lol::lol:
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    It was odd from start to finish tonight. The Hendo thing from Dixon was proper strange. Dunno if @GifLord can grab it but not in gif format?