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Big Ron to return in mystery TV project

October 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

SunTalk Radio tipster (Can't say we've had the pleasure, oh no it's closed down) Carl Harris has blown the lid off some exciting news for forgiving language enthusiasts everywhere; Big Ron is set to return...

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Still missing Big Ron – the Merse will never cut it

August 13, 2010 | 1 Comments

The World Cup just made special comedy guru Seamus Cassidy pine all the more for Big Ron....

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Big Ron says England were a brainless disgrace

July 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ron Atkinson slams "worst England team I've seen in a tournament."...

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Who does Big Ron Atkinson fancy for the World Cup?

June 9, 2010 | 3 Comments

Big Ron predicted Italy’s win in the last World Cup and also Spain’s triumph in Euro 2008. Who’s he going for in South Africa?...

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Big Ron double jobbing

August 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

No wonder Big Ron was always quick to recognise a double-banking job. Here he is in 1990 managing and commentating on Sheffield Wednesday at the same time. After the Owls proved rather too easy oasy...

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Early Doors

December 8, 2007 | 0 Comments

Ron's rather uneconomical alternative for the times when he finds the word 'early' on its own somehow doesn't quite get across the earliness of the situation. In the end, this completely useless phrase became his...

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Second Post

December 8, 2007 | 0 Comments

Where less helpful pundits would talk about the 'far post', Ron - never one to discriminate against the uninitiated - thoughtfully provides a clue as to the location of this post to those not familiar...

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Spotter’s Badge

December 8, 2007 | 0 Comments

Very much the language's signature piece. A metaphorical prize awarded by Ron when a player he likes makes a perceptive pass. Ron might say: Spotter's badge for Beckham to put Cole clear. Shame about the...

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Lollipop

December 8, 2007 | 1 Comments

Excitable Ron's description of a popular football skill, usually performed by a 'tricky' winger. National Institute of Commentating scholars were long convinced that this Ronglish classic owed something to the lollipop stick/trick Cockney rhyming slang...

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Installments

December 8, 2006 | 0 Comments

Fast-moving Ron is particularly skeptical of the beautiful game's less lively protagonists. The poet of the gantry has a host of barbed dismissals in his locker, but "in installments" is reserved for displays of ground-breaking...

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Little Eyebrows

December 8, 2006 | 0 Comments

The rich visual content of the Ronglish vocabulary is showcased with this delightful description of a glancing backward header. Often used in conjunction with 'second post'. While much of Ron's language spread quickly throughout the...

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Full Gun

December 8, 2006 | 0 Comments

Ron's gangsta tendencies come to the fore with this succinct description of a powerful shot. Curiously, this is normally used only when, despite the fullness of the gun, the brave custodian manages to thwart the...

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Tell you what

December 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

The fledgling language's single most indispensable element. Complex Ronglish syntax rules state that \'tell you what' must preface every exclamation, statement of fact, or off-the-cuff remark. Be warned also that this landmark phrase can signal...

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