08 August 2014

Ted Lasso returns!

For those unfortunate enough not to know, NBC, which started showing Prem matches in the United States this past season, ran an ad featuring actor Jason Sudeikis as a fictional coach of "the Spurs" (which you can watch here). For Amerian Gooners, it was alternately irritating and entertaining. "Why did NBC choose Spurs for its first promo?" we asked. However, seeing the stereotypical American football coach stumble through a half-day of employment as Spurs' manager (which roughly approximates a real Spurs manager's tenure, I'm told), was well worth it. I'm happy to announce, then, that Lasso has bounced back from getting sacked, this time as a commentator. I'll shut my yap now and let Ted take over: