Listening to the World Cup though is hit & miss, depending on the commentator. Tommy what's his face who's Irish is terrible. So anti-English and annoying that I have to turn over.
And I love America (I really do) but the coverage by American commentators has been bad. I'll try my best to describe it:
An English commentator would say: "And it's Donovan down the middle, looking to cross and he sees Dempsey and crosses, who tries for goal but OHH! it's wide and it goes for a corner. This is the world cup game USA versus Ghana who are leading 1-0".
An American commentator would say: "And here's Donovan. He plays for Everton and did really well in the last world cup. He's a great player. In the last world cup he scored six times but can't seem to get his mojo on this time. Why do you think that is Joe? Yes I agree. He just tried for goal but no result, though they have a corner. Now let me introduce our sponsors."
Totally awful. More tactics please. More score updates please. Much less nonsensical jabbering please.
Can you tell I'm wound up?
I was very sad for the USA team today and I'm nervous as hell for the morning. We are meeting 40 other expats at a pub for a full English breakfast & then the game. I might really push the boat out and eat black pudding. Come on England!