Mark Lawrenson

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Who Ate All The Pies
OMG! Arsenal New-Boy Granit Xhaka Makes Monumental Mess Of Shoot-Out Spot-Kick As Swiss Crash Out v Poland (wide of the Polish goal. High, wide and definitely not very handsome, the miss
OMG! Arsenal New-Boy Granit Xhaka Makes Monumental Mess Of Shoot-Out Spot-Kick As Swiss Crash Out v Poland (
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted yesterday
wide of the Polish goal. High, wide and definitely not very handsome, the miss even moved the BBC’s resident sneer Mark Lawrenson to emit an out of character ‘OMG’… In the words of Lawro… “OMG” Both sides would score each of their... Read more
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express
Jonathan Pearce slammed over BBC commentary of Switzerland v Polandon Twitter for his coverage of the Euro 2016 match between Switzerland and Pola
Jonathan Pearce slammed over BBC commentary of Switzerland v Poland
express / Posted yesterday
on Twitter for his coverage of the Euro 2016 match between Switzerland and Poland BBC commentators Jonathan Pearce and Mark Lawrenson have both been slammed on Twitter for their coverage of the Euro 2016 clash between Switzerland and Poland... Read more
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2d
Bolton News
Thousands visit new sporting complexevent for 15 local businesses. Former Bolton Wanderers FC manager Sam Allardyc
Thousands visit new sporting complex
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
event for 15 local businesses. Former Bolton Wanderers FC manager Sam Allardyce and legendary Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson officially opened the centre in April. Cllr Cliff Morris, leader of Bolton Council, said: “In the short time... Read more
8d
Three and in
EURO2016 Pundit Ratings: ITV & BBC4/10 Craig Bellamy – Unlike Bellamy the player, Bellamy the pundit is calm and
EURO2016 Pundit Ratings: ITV & BBC
Three and in / Posted 8 days ago
4/10 Craig Bellamy – Unlike Bellamy the player, Bellamy the pundit is calm and interesting as well as lift hearted 6/10 Mark Lawrenson – Pun master. Thinks he’s absolutely hilarious. He isn’t. My dad tells me he was a great centre half. That... Read more
9d
Football365
Euro 2016 on TV: Loving Vialli and Bilicthe Czech Republic game on a screen, on cross-trainer in the gym, with subtitle
Euro 2016 on TV: Loving Vialli and Bilic
Football365 / Posted 9 days ago
the Czech Republic game on a screen, on cross-trainer in the gym, with subtitles. And even with subtitles it’s obvious when Mark Lawrenson is speaking, so distinct are his speech patterns and off-hand comic comments. Brilliant. And, we radio... Read more
11d
Goal.com
Lawro Out! Did Match of the Day call for pundit's sacking on Twitter?followers! "How long does Lawro have on his BBC contract," a user had asked on
Lawro Out! Did Match of the Day call for pundit's sacking on Twitter?
Goal.com / Posted 11 days ago
followers! "How long does Lawro have on his BBC contract," a user had asked on the social network, referring to presenter Mark Lawrenson. That innocuous criticism got far more publicity that the pundit would have liked, however - is a famous... Read more
11d
Football365
Welsh are cockier than the EnglishI don’t like his nasally voice and the way he pauses…all the damn time. On the
Welsh are cockier than the English
Football365 / Posted 11 days ago
I don’t like his nasally voice and the way he pauses…all the damn time. On the other hand I thought Jonathon Pearce and Mark Lawrenson were absolutely excellent on commentary the other day. They made me laugh and added to my enjoyment of the... Read more
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13d
Irish Examiner
Fans are absolutely baffled by some of the BBC commentary of Ireland v Swedenby some of the BBC commentary of Ireland v Sweden Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:4
Fans are absolutely baffled by some of the BBC commentary of Ireland v Sweden
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
by some of the BBC commentary of Ireland v Sweden Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:41 pm It seems as though BBC commentators Mark Lawrenson and Jonathan Pearce *might* have forgotten their discussion is being broadcast to thousands of people watching... Read more
16d
The Peoples Person
Mark Lawrenson backs Eric Bailly to succeed at Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend and BBC Sport pundit Mark Lawrenson is confident that new Manc
Mark Lawrenson backs Eric Bailly to succeed at Manchester United
The Peoples Person / Posted 16 days ago
Liverpool legend and BBC Sport pundit Mark Lawrenson is confident that new Manchester United signing Eric Bailly will be a “top player” someday. Bailly, 22, joined Man United from Villarreal this week in a deal said to be worth around £30m to become... Read more
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16d
Leeds United Football Club
Leedsthe current manager of the Scotland national team, will be joined by fellow Sco
Leeds
Leeds United Football Club / Posted 16 days ago
the current manager of the Scotland national team, will be joined by fellow Scot John Robertson, former Liverpool duo Mark Lawrenson and Billy Liddell, ex-goalkeepers Neville Southall and David Seaman, and two of England’s Lionesses, Rachel... Read more
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16d
HITC Sport
Mark Lawrenson speaks about Manchester United’s Eric Baillyof the defender and his hefty price tag has certainly brought about a certain l
Mark Lawrenson speaks about Manchester United’s Eric Bailly
HITC Sport / Posted 16 days ago
of the defender and his hefty price tag has certainly brought about a certain level of skepticism. Former Liverpool star Mark Lawrenson has been following Bailly very closely though and has stated that the 22-year-old will become a top player at... Read more
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16d
The Anfield Wrap
John Barnes Week: When Doubts Over Digger Where Blown Away At AnfieldKeegan, stolen from Scunthorpe, there was a Kenny Dalglish, a British transfer
John Barnes Week: When Doubts Over Digger Where Blown Away At Anfield
The Anfield Wrap / Posted 16 days ago
Keegan, stolen from Scunthorpe, there was a Kenny Dalglish, a British transfer record. For every Emlyn Hughes there was a Mark Lawrenson. In the summer of 1987, Liverpool set the back pages ablaze. John Aldridge had arrived early, a nominal... Read more
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17d
Football365
Football on TV: Euro 2016 specialKlinsmann. They join the regular MOTD roster of Danny Murphy, Jermaine Jenas, R
Football on TV: Euro 2016 special
Football365 / Posted 17 days ago
Klinsmann. They join the regular MOTD roster of Danny Murphy, Jermaine Jenas, Robbie Savage, Martin Keown, John Hartson, Mark Lawrenson, Kevin Kilbane, Neil Lennon, Gerry Armstrong, Chris Waddle, Danny Mills, Pat Nevin, Chris Brunt and Trevor... Read more
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17d
Football365
Pique: Senior Man United players were a**holes9:00 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have
Pique: Senior Man United players were a**holes
Football365 / Posted 17 days ago
9:00 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have been accused of overspending on Eric Bailly. Mark Lawrenson has defended them. June 9 2016, 8:59 am Pogba discusses Scholes, Ferguson and United exit Paul Pogba has... Read more
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17d
Liverpool Echo
Everton legend Neville Southall will finally be inducted into the National Football Museumof the 1980s – he was regarded by many as the finest goalkeeper in the world.
Everton legend Neville Southall will finally be inducted into the National Football Museum
Liverpool Echo / Posted 17 days ago
of the 1980s – he was regarded by many as the finest goalkeeper in the world. He will join Rio Ferdinand, Denis Irwin, Mark Lawrenson, Billy Liddell, David Seaman, Gordon Strachan, John Robertson and England Cerebal Palsy player Martin Sinclair... Read more
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17d
Ipswich Star
Euro 2016: So which channel has assembled the best squad for the tournament – BBC or ITV?Murphy, Welsh stars Robbie Savage, John Hartson, and Dean Saunders, Northern Ir
Euro 2016: So which channel has assembled the best squad for the tournament – BBC or ITV?
Ipswich Star / Posted 17 days ago
Murphy, Welsh stars Robbie Savage, John Hartson, and Dean Saunders, Northern Ireland’s Chris Brunt, Gerry Armstrong and Mark Lawrenson alongside Republic of Ireland winger Kevin Kilbane. Both sides have their strengths and weaknesses and, of... Read more
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17d
International Business Times
Eric Bailly to Manchester United: Jose Mourinho's first signing hailed by Mark Lawrenson Liverpool legend Mark Lawrenson has defended Manchester United for spending a r
Eric Bailly to Manchester United: Jose Mourinho's first signing hailed by Mark Lawrenson
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
Liverpool legend Mark Lawrenson has defended Manchester United for spending a reported £30m ($43.3m) on Eric Bailly. The 22-year-old Ivorian is largely unknown in the UK and while some so-called experts have questioned the fee, Lawrenson thinks it... Read more
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17d
Football365
Mourinho delighted as Carrick signs United extension9:00 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have
Mourinho delighted as Carrick signs United extension
Football365 / Posted 17 days ago
9:00 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have been accused of overspending on Eric Bailly. Mark Lawrenson has defended them. June 9 2016, 8:59 am Pogba discusses Scholes, Ferguson and United exit Paul Pogba has... Read more
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17d
Sussex Express
Euro 2016 Bone on the Box: Come on then Lineker, Lawro and Co - what have you got?with an unscheduled ad break for the DFS summer sale. * Robbie Savage saying s
Euro 2016 Bone on the Box: Come on then Lineker, Lawro and Co - what have you got?
Sussex Express / Posted 17 days ago
with an unscheduled ad break for the DFS summer sale. * Robbie Savage saying something that most viewers agree with. * Mark Lawrenson risking diplomatic incidents with about 19 of the 24 nations involved with co-commentary observations that... Read more
17d
Chichester Observer
Euro 2016 Bone on the Box: Come on then Lineker, Lawro and Co - what have you got?with an unscheduled ad break for the DFS summer sale. * Robbie Savage saying s
Euro 2016 Bone on the Box: Come on then Lineker, Lawro and Co - what have you got?
Chichester Observer / Posted 17 days ago
with an unscheduled ad break for the DFS summer sale. * Robbie Savage saying something that most viewers agree with. * Mark Lawrenson risking diplomatic incidents with about 19 of the 24 nations involved with co-commentary observations that... Read more
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17d
T3
How to watch and follow all the football at Euro 2016working across the BBC’s coverage including Danny Murphy, Jermaine Jenas, Robbi
How to watch and follow all the football at Euro 2016
T3 / Posted 17 days ago
working across the BBC’s coverage including Danny Murphy, Jermaine Jenas, Robbie Savage, Martin Keown, John Hartson, Mark Lawrenson, Kevin Kilbane, Neil Lennon, Gerry Armstrong, Chris Waddle, Danny Mills, Pat Nevin, Chris Brunt and Trevor... Read more
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17d
Pendle Today
Steve Bone’s TV columnof 73. Gary Lineker shoehorning a mention of Leicester or presenting in his un
Steve Bone’s TV column
Pendle Today / Posted 17 days ago
of 73. Gary Lineker shoehorning a mention of Leicester or presenting in his underpants into the first live game on BBC1. Mark Lawrenson risking diplomatic incidents with about 19 of the 24 nations involved with co-commentary observations that... Read more
18d
Football365
Rashford admits incredible rise 'doesn't seem real'9:00 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have
Rashford admits incredible rise 'doesn't seem real'
Football365 / Posted 18 days ago
9:00 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have been accused of overspending on Eric Bailly. Mark Lawrenson has defended them. June 9 2016, 8:59 am Pogba discusses Scholes, Ferguson and United exit Paul Pogba has... Read more
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18d
Football365
Pogba discusses Scholes, Ferguson and United exit9:00 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have
Pogba discusses Scholes, Ferguson and United exit
Football365 / Posted 18 days ago
9:00 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have been accused of overspending on Eric Bailly. Mark Lawrenson has defended them. June 9 2016, 8:59 am Smalling credits Van Gaal for defensive improvement Smalling has... Read more
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18d
Football365
Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusationsShare this Page Manchester United have been accused of overpaying for Eric Bai
Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations
Football365 / Posted 18 days ago
Share this Page Manchester United have been accused of overpaying for Eric Bailly – although Mark Lawrenson has praised the deal. United completed the signing of defender Bailly for a reported £30m fee on Wednesday, with the centre-half joining... Read more
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18d
Football365
Rooney snubs move to Bournemouth, Hull or Palace9:00 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have
Rooney snubs move to Bournemouth, Hull or Palace
Football365 / Posted 18 days ago
9:00 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have been accused of overspending on Eric Bailly. Mark Lawrenson has defended them. June 9 2016, 8:59 am Pogba discusses Scholes, Ferguson and United exit Paul Pogba has... Read more
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18d
Football365
Liverpool to move for Cavani? Hmm...9:02 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have
Liverpool to move for Cavani? Hmm...
Football365 / Posted 18 days ago
9:02 am Lawro defends Utd on Bailly overspending accusations Man United have been accused of overspending on Eric Bailly. Mark Lawrenson has defended them. June 9 2016, 8:59 am Pogba discusses Scholes, Ferguson and United exit Paul Pogba has... Read more
18d
Empire Of The Kop
Mark Lawrenson slams Hodgson’s England reign – says sack should have followed dismal World Cup Mark Lawrenson has not been holding back in his scathing assessment of Englan
Mark Lawrenson slams Hodgson’s England reign – says sack should have followed dismal World Cup
Empire Of The Kop / Posted 18 days ago
Mark Lawrenson has not been holding back in his scathing assessment of England boss Roy Hodgson. Hodgson is already a hugely unpopular figure around... Read more
18d
Daily Mirror
Mark Lawrenson gives his take on Roy Hodgson - and it's NOT favourableas well as players feigning injuries after Portuguese defender Pepe's antics in
Mark Lawrenson gives his take on Roy Hodgson - and it's NOT favourable
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
as well as players feigning injuries after Portuguese defender Pepe's antics in the Champions League final last month. Mark Lawrenson has been speaking ahead of the start of Euro 2016 “I’d love them [referees] crack down on time wasting,"... Read more
18d
Limerick Post
Apres Match presents ... England versus Russiawisdom is emanating from Joey Barton, Graeme Souness, Neil Lennon, Harry Redkna
Apres Match presents ... England versus Russia
Limerick Post / Posted 18 days ago
wisdom is emanating from Joey Barton, Graeme Souness, Neil Lennon, Harry Redknapp, Emma Byrne or the “omnipresent and new Mark Lawrenson”, Kevin Kilbane. Continue reading below... There will be sketches pre planned and a bit of flying by the... Read more
18d
Liverpool Echo
Lawrenson and Liddell inducted into football's Hall of FameMark Lawrenson and Billy Liddell are among the 11 new inductees into the Englis
Lawrenson and Liddell inducted into football's Hall of Fame
Liverpool Echo / Posted 18 days ago
Mark Lawrenson and Billy Liddell are among the 11 new inductees into the English football Hall of Fame. Liverpool legends from two very different era, they are among 11 new names added to the Hall of Fame which is based at the National Footbal... Read more
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The Anfield Wrap
John Barnes Week: Liverpool's Black Superstar And The Issue Of Raceof mine once said of Steve McManaman, “he was a man with a glorious future behi
John Barnes Week: Liverpool's Black Superstar And The Issue Of Race
The Anfield Wrap / Posted 19 days ago
of mine once said of Steve McManaman, “he was a man with a glorious future behind him”. The fee: £900,000. The same as Mark Lawrenson. That was a lot of money for Watford’s best player. You know the rest. Barnes became the best player I’d seen... Read more
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26d
Express and Star
Tony Pulis and Chris Brunt named as Euro 2016 pundits « Express & Starjoins Martin Keown, Jermaine Jenas, Danny Murphy, Robbie Savage, John Hartson,
Tony Pulis and Chris Brunt named as Euro 2016 pundits « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 26 days ago
joins Martin Keown, Jermaine Jenas, Danny Murphy, Robbie Savage, John Hartson, Dean Saunders, Vincent Kompany, Neil Lennon, Gerry Armstrong, Mark Lawrenson, Kevin Kilbane and Jens Lehmann.Subscribe to our Newsletter Subscribe to our mail... Read more
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Manchester City FC
Kompany joins BBC team for EurosKeown, Jermaine Jenas, Danny Murphy, Robbie Savage, John Hartson, Dean Saunders
Kompany joins BBC team for Euros
Manchester City FC / Posted 26 days ago
Keown, Jermaine Jenas, Danny Murphy, Robbie Savage, John Hartson, Dean Saunders, Chris Brunt, Neil Lennon, Gerry Armstrong, Mark Lawrenson, Kevin Kilbane and Jens Lehmann in the BBC studio for the summer tournament. Philip Bernie, BBC Head of TV... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hillsborough offensive T-shirt: Paul Grange charged over garment that mocked tragedyservice is held at Anfield. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLISPAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Hillsborough offensive T-shirt: Paul Grange charged over garment that mocked tragedy
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
service is held at Anfield. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLISPAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty ImagesFormer Liverpool player and BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson arrives for the last memorial service to be held at Anfield, Liverpool, to mark 27 years to the day since the... Read more
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Liverpool-Kop
You're Out: Klopp dumps 'fantastic' £8m Liverpool misfit after Anfield fail. Transfer talks opened ~ Liverpoolto press so the opponent plays long balls [and] you need people who can help yo
You're Out: Klopp dumps 'fantastic' £8m Liverpool misfit after Anfield fail. Transfer talks opened ~ Liverpool
Liverpool-Kop / Posted 30 days ago
to press so the opponent plays long balls [and] you need people who can help you with headers". Soon after, Reds legend Mark Lawrenson delivered a withering verdict on Klopp's decision to sign Caulker: "I don’t think he [Caulker] is anywhere... Read more
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nufcblog
Pundit Not At All Shocked By Rafa Staying At NewcastleBBC pundit Mark Lawrenson knows all about Newcastle United, having been a coach
Pundit Not At All Shocked By Rafa Staying At Newcastle
nufcblog / Posted a month ago
BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson knows all about Newcastle United, having been a coach at the club during Kevin Keegan’s first spell in charge at the club. So it’s not a shock to Mark that world-class manager Rafa Benitez has decided to stay on at... Read more

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