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The Daily Mail’s Hypocrisy Over Richard Keys And Andy Gray’s Sexism

by | 11th, February 2011

RICHARD Keys and Andy Gray have left Sky Sports to take up jobs at TalkSport. The Daily Mail must be delighted that their sexism has seen them so demoted. After all its Matt Lawton wrote:

That was certainly a common gripe among the football-writing community, with Gray almost coming to blows with one much-respected reporter who once dared object to his arrogance…He has, of course, damaged the Sky brand with his deeply offensive remarks. As, of course, has his co-presenter Richard Keys. Two men who Dame Judi Dench, in her role as Ian Fleming’s ‘M’, might have called sexist, misogynist dinosaurs…

They got too comfortable, too big for their boots and, in the end, exposed themselves as the men who were out of touch. As Gray discovered yesterday, what goes around comes around.

All good stuff. and it might make interesting reading for the Mail’s Steve Curry who in 2007 reacted to the news that Jacqui Oatley had been  made a commentator on Match Of The Day , the BBC’s football highlights show,

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