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Transfer Deadline Day Is Forever Tied To Jim ‘The Clock IS Ticking’ White

by | 1st, September 2014

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FOR those of you not au fait with Sky Sport News, Jim White is the man who “understands” from “Sky sources” that he has hours of airtime to fill until a team owned by a billionaire actually buys a footballer from another team owned by a billionaire.

Once upon a time White was just another pundit with big black cans on his ears and a windproofed ‘SKY SPORTS’ branded microphone in his paws.

And then the UK adopted Fifa’s transfer window in 2002-03. White was plucked from the Johnathans and Steves to be the face of breaking transfer deadline news. Sat at Sky HQ, White goes “LIVE” to a carpark outside a football ground to get upates from a Gary or Colin, who stand surrounded by young fans who should be at school. And older men who like smoking:

 

 

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