The thoughts of Colin, as bizarre as ever – but does he have a point in claiming he’d rather watch Downton than England? Leeds fans would be able to confirm that the old boy has no more than a passing interest in football, so maybe this expressed preference isn’t all that much of a surprise…
Former QPR manager Neil Warnock admits he would rather watch an episode of Downton Abbey than an England match.
Roy Hodgson’s side have come under fire in the week leading up to their crucial World Cup double-header, where they host Montenegro at Wembley tonight before welcoming Poland on Tuesday.
England’s style of play has been criticised in several quarters, while Harry Redknapp stated in his autobiography – released this week – that several of the national team’s players wanted him appointed instead of Hodgson.
And while Warnock hints he would have liked Redknapp to have been handed the reins last year, he admits he’s not a big fan of watching England matches anyway.
‘I don’t think what’s been said in Harry’s book will have an effect on England’s preparations, although I’d rather see a good Downton Abbey than watch England play anyway,’ said the former Crystal Palace, Leeds and Sheffield United…
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