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Anticipation Building For Launch Of Special 1 TV

s1tv banner2 Anticipation Building For Launch Of Special 1 TV

The characters from Special 1 TV, the new show to replace I’m On Setanta Sports, have spoken. The show will debut after the Manchester United versus Everton match this weekend on Setanta Sports UK, and will be available shortly thereafter on the interweb. Here’s the latest statement from our favorite trio, The Special One, The Boy and Sven:

The Special One: “My fellow football fans, I am humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed. I thank Sven, Wayne and Fabio for the generosity and co-operation they have shown throughout this transition. Today, I say to you the challenges we face with my new show, Special1 TV, are real, they are serious and they are many. They will not be met easily or in a short span of time. But know this viewers: They will be met.

“Special1 TV will proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn-out dogmas that for far too long have strangled sports punditry.”

Wayne Rooney: “Ahhhh that’s brilliant like. I have been counting down the number of sleeps to Saturday and the new show. I am more excited than a new puppy.”

Sven: “Wella … he is always promising more than he can deliver. Different wrapper maybe but I think the same self indulgent content. And how narcissistic is naming the show after your self penned moniker. Ridiculous.”

One possible reason that the show changed its name and has been rebranded. Special 1 TV now has a sponsor —

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