Friday 9 December 2016

The Bohemians stadium announcer suffered from a unique first world problem yesterday

Published 25/07/2015 | 15:31

A general view of Dalymount Park during last night's match. SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Bohemians v Derry City. Dalymount Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Cody Glenn / SPORTSFILE
A general view of Dalymount Park during last night's match. SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Bohemians v Derry City. Dalymount Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Cody Glenn / SPORTSFILE

This happens to the best of us. Even when Enda Kenny is on some official business on behalf of the office of the Taoiseach, he must sometimes take out his phone and see the dreaded 20pc warning.

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The curse of the modern day smart phone is its fickle battery life, as the Bohemians stadium announcer found out at half-time of his side’s 4-2 home win against Derry City yesterday. He must have taken a serious amount of celebratory first half selfies, because he had to beg the patrons in the stand to give him a dig out during the break.

“Bohs announcer has just asked the ground does anyone have a Samsung phone charger he could borrow for 20 minutes,” Irish Sun journalist Owen Cowzer tweeted yesterday.

Hopefully the 20 minutes of juice kept him in Snapchats, Tinder messages and Candy Crush lives until the final whistle.

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