Friday 15 December 2017

Ian O'Doherty: One down, one to go...?

Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

The sacking of Sky's Andy Gray -- Tweedle Dumber to Richard Keys's Tweedle Dumb -- for "unacceptable and offensive behaviour" shown to co-presenter Charlotte Jackson seems fair enough.

But some of the reaction to their off-air comments about women not knowing the offside rule is now threatening to enter the arena of complete madness.

On Sky News the other day we heard one female presenter say that Sky Sports was inherently sexist because it never has female pundits, obviously oblivious to the fact that all the pundits are ex-pros, so by their very definition they're going to be blokes.

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