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# pundit

Last year
2022
# Tragedy
ITV pundit Nadia Nadim leaves World Cup broadcast after mother dies
The former Man City forward has revealed she was forced off air on Tuesday.
# pundit
'I'm riding off into the sunset' - Pat Spillane to leave RTÉ role after 30 years on The Sunday Game
The Kerry great made the announcement today.
All time
# talking point
Can a manager and a pundit be too close?
Several ex-Man United players have recently been criticised for their continual defence of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
# prejudice
'We live in a world where there are a lot of sad and angry people' - The challenges of being a female pundit
Irish footballer Chloe Mustaki on the Karen Carney controversy and her own experiences in punditry.
# trolling
Social media abuse became ‘too much for me’, says ex-England star and pundit Alex Scott
The footballer-turned-pundit says she is taking the hit of online abuse in order to pave the way for others.
# Speaking out
'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse
The former England defender spoke about the abuse she received during her role as a TV analyst this season.
# no issue
Mourinho's 'raw emotion' during Chelsea touchline drama is no problem for Gary Neville
The Man United boss was involved in ugly scenes after Chelsea denied his side a victory at Stamford Bridge.
# good news
Ex-Ireland and Liverpool defender Lawrenson gets the all-clear after cancer scare
The BBC pundit admitted being nervous while he waited to hear the news.
# Qatar
'For football, Qatar 2022 is great news' - Graeme Souness looking forward to next World Cup
The former Liverpool star feels that the considerable decrease in travelling time will help the players and fans alike.
# scathing
Dunphy: 'I don’t know how Roy Keane can go on television and open his mouth'
The RTÉ pundit claims the Ireland assistant boss has become a ‘caricature’, while branding his team ‘the most backward football nation in the world right now’.
# pundit
Frank Lampard has been officially unveiled as a BT Sport pundit for next season
He will make his debut for the channel during Sunday’s Community Shield between Chelsea and Arsenal.
# pundit
You'll be seeing a lot more of Colm Cooper on your TV screens this summer
The former Kerry star has signed up with The Sunday Game for the 2017 season.
# Tribute
Eamon Dunphy: John Giles a terrible loss to RTÉ
After a 31-year association with the station, it was recently confirmed that the Leeds legend would be leaving his role as a soccer pundit.
# No Holding Back
Roy Keane accuses Arsenal of being 'mentally weak'
The former Manchester United skipper was speaking after the Gunners’ Champions League defeat this week.
# Cat Calling The Shots
Henry Shefflin could be coming to a TV screen near you this summer...as a pundit
The recently retired Kilkenny legend could be set to dip his toes into the media game.
# Criticism
Roy Keane has given a typically scathing assessment of David Luiz's defending tonight
The ITV pundit is not impressed with PSG’S Brazilian centre-back.
# Punishment
BT Sport drop Stan Collymore as pundit following Twitter controversy
The channel have confirmed that the ex-Liverpool striker’s behaviour on the social networking site prompted the decision.
# The Right Hook
George Hook cancels retirement plans under threat of being kicked out of his home...
… by his wife.
# He's back
Roy Keane is returning to a TV near you, at the end of the day
The Ireland assistant has a bit more free time after stepping down from the same role with Aston Villa.
# Anger
Jose Mourinho is not happy with a certain Sky Sports pundit
The Chelsea manager is adamant his star striker’s altercations with were not motivated by malice.
# Remember when
Gary Neville on playing against a young Thierry Henry for the first time
He also admits that he never imagined the Frenchman would become a superstar
# MNF
Gary Neville's brilliant analysis shows how David de Gea became world class
The pundit illustrated how much the Spanish international has improved in the three years since he joined United.
# Still got it
Brian O'Driscoll recreates that pass to himself against Ulster in front of the BT cameras
BOD rolled back the years.
# Abuse
Here's how Paul Scholes reacted to being called a 'ginger, Manc t**t' by Liverpool fans
The ex-United player was part of ITV’s punditry team last night.
# pundit
Ireland legend Keith Wood joins TV3's Rugby World Cup panel
The former hooker will work with presenter Matt Cooper for the global tournament.
# new career
Brian O'Driscoll signs up as rugby expert with BT Sport
The 35-year-old will be involved in the Rugby Champions Cup packages this season.
# auto-ban
Mark Lawrenson went Full Partridge in a failed Autobahn joke on the BBC
Good one, Lawro.
# Stick To Supporting
No Sky GAA move for Quinny - 'I won't be working or anything like that on GAA games'
The former Republic of Ireland striker is going to concentrate on following the Dub footballers and the Tipp hurlers this summer.
# Simulation
'I like a little dive myself': Damien Duff is a gloriously honest football analyst
The international winger is calling it as he sees it on TV3.
# perceptive
VIDEO: Gary Neville brilliantly highlights Arsenal's flaws against Everton
The Sky pundit was scathing in his assessment of Arsene Wenger’s men.
# change of scenery
VIDEO: Russell Brand discusses his love of football, becoming a Match of the Day pundit
The actor is a renowned West Ham fan.
# Admiration
Keira Knightley thinks Gary Neville is 'just amazing'
The ex-Man United player appeared flattered by the praise, retweeting a link to the story.
# Controversy
Twitter erupts as Didi Hamann brands Yaya Toure 'a liability'
Will this be remembered as the ex-Liverpool star’s pen-throwing moment?
# pundit
Snapshot: Seán Óg Ó hAilpín turns his hand to punditry
The former Cork star took in Midleton and Sixmilebridge this afternoon.
# Tune in
Check out the new trailer for Joe Brolly's 'Perfect Match' documentary
Next Monday night’s programme focuses on Brolly’s campaign to reform Irish organ donation practices after he donated a kidney.
# Party pooper
'I don't understand why O'Neill brought Keane back' - Liam Brady
The former Ireland midfielder expressed his doubts about Keane’s appointment but Eamon Dunphy trusts the new Ireland boss.
# isa insights
Isa Nacewa makes his rugby pundit debut in New Zealand
The former Leinster star gave his take on this weekend’s Super Rugby semi’s.
# Gilesy
John Giles sings 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' at Hollystown Golf Club
Every game of golf should finish like this.
# Interview
Oisin McConville: 'It's difficult going to watch matches knowing you won't be involved'
The former Armagh player also suggests he is relishing life as a pundit for The Sunday Game.
# Lions 2013
Joe Schmidt should have been the Lions head coach - Stuart Barnes
The former England international and current Sky Sports pundit feels the Kiwi is the top coach in Europe.