In the NEW episode, number 1393, Kyle Fansler talks with Premier League and Champions League co-commentator Jim Beglin. The duo go over a number of things regarding Beglin’s career as both a player and commentator.

  • What life was like moving from Ireland to England as a teenager
  • The experience of winning a league and cup double in the 1985/86 season
  • Gruesome injuries that derailed a young a promising career
  • How time off the pitch actually opened doors to commentary
  • How he deals with criticism and remaining unbiased about clubs he represented
  • Some of his best commentary memories at both club and international level

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