Day: June 15, 2010

UK TV: ITV FIRES FORMER FOOTBALLER / PUNDIT OVER WORLD CUP TICKETS

  Via Digital Spy  ITV has fired pundit Robbie Earle over the distribution of his family and friends World Cup tickets.  Following an investigation by the broadcaster, the former footballer – who has worked with ITV1 since 2001 – was found to have passed his ticket allocation to a third party. His actions breached governing body FIFA’s regulations.  In a statement, the channel said: “Immediate investigations indicated that a block of ITV tickets would appear to have been used for unauthorised purposes during []

UK NEWS: RAPPER TINCHY STRYDER FLIES OUT TO SOUTH AFRICA TO ‘CHEER UP’ THE ENGLAND WORLD CUP SQUAD

The Daily Mirror reports that rapper Tinchy Stryder has flown out to South Africa to cheer the England team up after Saturday’s lacklustre performance against the USA. A “source” disclosed, Since Saturday’s game, the lads have not been in the greatest of spirits and they all needed something to lift them up. Tinchy met some of the players briefly, which was the perfect tonic. “He dedicated his song Number 1 to Rob Green which went down a treat. It put a smile back []