BSkyB’s Martin Tyler was voted Premier League Commentator of the Decade. This summer, he will be the lead commentator for ESPN’s coverage of the World Cup in the United States. On this edition of the EPL Talk podcast, the broadcasting icon joined me to talk about
- his preparations for the World Cup,
- what story lines for summer have already caught his eye,
- the challenges of a long-duration event like the World Cup,
- his view of the race atop the Premier League,
- the importance of seeing a new Premier League club in the Champions League,
- his approach to covering John Terry and Wayne Bridge at Stamford Bridge, and
- the performance of Kingstonian in the Isthmian Premier Division, for whom he serves as assistant coach.
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