Wednesday 26 October 2016

BBC commentator in astonishing X-rated rant at England flops

Harry Clarke

Published 28/06/2016 | 07:47

England goalkeeper Joe Hart (left) England's Gary Cahill (bottom) and England's Dele Alli show their dejection after the final whistle
England goalkeeper Joe Hart (left) England's Gary Cahill (bottom) and England's Dele Alli show their dejection after the final whistle

BBC commentator Danny Baker pulled no punches as he launched a scathing attack on England's flops following their dismal Euro 2016 exit.

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England suffered the ultimate humiliation when they bowed out 2-1 against minnows Iceland and the team were lambasted for their performance which led to the resignation of manager Roy Hodgson.

BBC Radio 5 commentator Baker is known for his up front approach and he launched a foul-mouthed tirade against the English players in the aftermath of, possibly, their worst defeat ever.


"Absolutely disgraceful, #England. You useless over paid, over indulged mollycoddled shits. You are beyond shame. Disgrace to working people.

"You f*****g disgrace. You f*****g  disgrace. England footballers each and every one of you and your f*****g  manager are a f*****g  disgrace.

"You f*****g awful craven humiliating disgrace. Go on you f*****s pick up your PL wages you cheap shits. You worms. F*** you.

"Nobody NOBODY should buy a single ticket to these empty f*****s World Cup qualifiers. Why? They are a piss taking disgrace. F*** England.

"Let's get this hashtag going now and into the qualifiers. #F***ENGLAND.

"Peter Crouch talking about "the pressure" making them be useless. They're paid £150k a week you lanky ponce!

"Wayne Rooney won't be "distraught". None of them will. They'll be thinking, OK few weeks away then first game at West Ham. So f*****g what?

"I simply do not buy that footballers feel bad after game like that when they will be back on £200k in a few weeks. Its impossible.

"All you mob who turned out for England tonight are a laughing stock. A low point in the game. Ridiculous clowns. F*** off you worms."

Others were quick to react to the shock result.

Former England and Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) wrote: "We'll be better against the top teams! Jesus.....any pressure at the back we concede, against a team with 300k living there!"

Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) had a cheeky dig: "Don't worry, if we lose I have a petition ready to play the game again."

Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel (@kschmeichel1) was amazed with a perceived lack of effort and commitment from the England players. He tweeted: "Come on England!!! You're behind!! Do something! Run around!! Tackle someone!!! Anything!!!"

He added: "Fair play to Iceland!!! 100 per cent fully deserved!!"

Former England international Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) added: "England completely devoid of improvisation - Looking slow, labored & knackered"

Match of the Day presenter and former England striker Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) wrote: "The worst defeat in our history. England beaten by a country with more volcanoes than professional footballers. Well played Iceland."

Joey Barton (@Joey7Barton) tweeted: "Hodgson will get the bullet 100 per cent. But Lewington and Gary Neville have also got to be binned. Think the Neville myth has exploded anyway!"

Anthony Ogogo (@AnthonyOgogo), bronze medallist at the 2012 Olympics, added: "Worst moment as an England fan in my life. At least all the times before we showed bottle, passion, desire. That was embarrassing."

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