Hugh Porter Sacked by the BBC

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Roobay
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by Roobay

Yes the voice of British track cycling has been "let go" by Auntie to make room for new blood
His mysterious exclusion from the world track championships in Minsk has now been confirmed as
a sacking :noidea:
He now is supposed to be covering "ice Skating" in the winter olympics
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by NS

Not before time IMO

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by jekyll man

^ my thoughts too!

Liggett, Duffield and Porter... not a clue amongst them

Ice skating?? I guess he has as much idea about that as he did road racing... :roll:
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by Northoceanbeach

jekyll man wrote:^ my thoughts too!

Liggett, Duffield and Porter... not a clue amongst them

Ice skating?? I guess he has as much idea about that as he did road racing... :roll:


what? no more harry potter reruns? thanks goodness. I'm so sick of them being on in the background i practically know all the lines.

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by wasabi1

Long live David harmon.

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by Rodrego Hernandez

wasabi1 wrote:Long live David harmon.



Nooooooooooooooo

Even more clueless than Duffield.

Am sick of his bizarre scanarios and blatant plugs for personal sponsors.

Porter was past his best but still far better than Harmon who is and will always be a tool.

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by wasabi1

As for sidekicks.

Backstedt good.
Kelly bit repetitive and dour.

Enjoyed David miller at the worlds last year.

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by ms6073

wasabi1 wrote:Kelly bit repetitive and dour.
Yes, but some of us 'yanks' find him somewhat humorous, not specifically for his commentary per say but for the fact that we simply cant understanding what the heck is saying half the time.
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by Pharmstrong

Good. Hugh Porter was beyond awful. I don't mind Harmon, he and Kelly make a great double act.

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I totally agree, dreadful commentator. I cringed during the road races at the Olympics last year, and I totally agree about Harmon and Kelly, very good commentators both of them.

Now if we could just get rid of Laurel and Hardy, ie Liggett and his idiot mate Sherwin, job done!

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by LardLover

What, no more "tapping out a rhythym"?


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by Valbrona

Anyone but Malcolm Elliot. And Rob Hayles hasn't ridden at a high enough level ...

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by wingguy

Valbrona wrote:Anyone but Malcolm Elliot. And Rob Hayles hasn't ridden at a high enough level ...


For track cycling commentary? Only Olympic gold's going to cut it, eh? :P

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yeh like rob hayles is a 4th cat chopper..

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by euan

I don't see why you would have to be a elite class athlete to commentate on the same sport. You just need knowledge of the sport and be able to commentate.
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