How to be a Co-Commentator
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The Athletic's Adam Hurrey, Charlie Eccleshare and Amitai Winehouse examine the art of co-commentary, from the relaxing chattiness of Ally McCoist to the A-list authority of Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher — and why "Relight My Fire" by Take That (feat. Lulu) is an unlikely but perfect showcase of why we need co-commentators.

They also discuss some not-quite-so-seamless Match of the Day commentary editing and why the proposal to start clapping referees out on to the pitch may be one of the worst ideas in football history.

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