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A Timeline of Football Punditry
25 Oct 2017
June 1970 Jimmy Hill introduces the first panel of pundits for the 1970 Fifa World Cup in Mexico
August 2017 Channel 5's Football On 5 introduces the showing of short analysis clips sent in by supporters over social media
October 2012 The birth of ArsenalFanTV, a supporter-ran YouTube channel with over 500k subscribers.
1992/93 Inaugural season of the Premier League
August 2013 Launch of BT Sport
April 1991 Sky Sports is launched
August 1970 First slow motion replays introduced
May 2015 Match of the Day stalwart Alan Hansen retires after 22 years on the show
June 2013 Charismatic pair Jamie Carragher & Gary Neville join Sky's Monday Night Football as pundits.
August 1995 Alan Hansen makes infamous 'you'll never win anything with kids' comment - an example of when punditry backfires.
The History of Football Punditry
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