“He got away with it,” was Beglin’s take on an act of cheating on a par with Henry’s. Back in the studio there were broad smiles all round at half time, “more than a little hint of handball in that second but there’s no denying it’s men against boys,” said Adrian Chiles, as Andy Townsend, another Irishman, sort of, and Gareth Southgate chuckled like school boys.
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Last night, however, Jim Beglin, on summarising duty for ITV, could barely contain his laughter when replays of Jermain Defoe’s second goal for Tottenham against Young Boys showed the Spurs striker deliberately handled to set himself up for a glorious finish.
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