My time with Sid – a comment on commentators

In a sporting world overflowing with hyperbole one word seems to have remained untouched. There just doesn’t seem to be a lot of doyens out there. When we lose one therefore it seems an ideal moment to hop off the tread-well and let the mind go back in time for a change. I first encountered [Read more]

Sid Waddell

John Harms, P.J. Flynn and all lovers of fine sports commentary mourn the passing of Sid Waddell, son of a coal-miner, Cambridge history graduate, novelist and lover of language. Darts will never be the same. Here is a tribute: and from The Guardian: