Issue 1542
commentatorballs “It’s a brilliant cross that just dissects the Manchester United full backs”
GARY NEVILLE
Sky Sports

“It was an open invitation, but it was an invitation that, er, wasn’t opened”
IAN DARKE
BT Sport

“You can see Salah at the bottom of the picture, just out of shot”
STEVE McMANAMAN
BT Sport

“His back problem seems to be behind him”
RUSSELL FULLER
Radio 5 Live

“Put the kettle on and crack open a cold one”
ROB WALKER
BBC red button

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