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Talksport Slur Villa... Disgraceful Translation!

Talksport, this is a disgrace to be quite honest:

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Dost told Der Telegraaf: 'That I knew. I know the club is not very good, but the interest is great."

As we reported the other day (see: Sunday Press AVFC Transfer Talk ) the player actually said:

'It is positive news. You hear this and of course it is nice to know they are interested. Aston Villa is a club I don't know very well, but they look good. I have spoken with my agent and we won't be discussing anything during the season.'

Or, as a chap on the talksport article comments said, from other reports his quotes are:

'"I have heard about the interest from Aston Villa and it is very flattering and nice. I have been aware of it for some time. Villa are not having a good season, but it still looks a good move.".

How have talksport translated it so differently to everyone else?

Villa and it`s fans deserve far more respect than that. We are having a bad time of it of late but we are still one of the greats, we have a ground that is top notch, a passionate and loyal fan base and training facilities that are up there with the best of the world. No, the McLeish situation isn`t great at the moment but there is still much to be proud of at the Club for the Claret and Blue army. Talksport should be experienced enough to know fans don`t talk about Clubs in this way and could have double checked.

So, come on Talksport, correct the article and give us an apology... thanks! ;o)




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Writer: Villa_Grizzly Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 27 2012

Time: 1:52PM

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It's talkSPORT, what did you expect from a station that employed the draconian minds of Keys and Gray? As for an apology? Got more chance of them running a story calling McLeish a useless See You Next Tuesday...
BristolVillan
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27/03/2012 14:20:00

Seems I have been misled by poor reporting - if so Das Bosting!
griffgriff
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27/03/2012 14:45:00

Talk sport aka Talk *****e,what did anyone expect from a bunch of c'''ts like them.
jasevilla
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27/03/2012 15:15:00

Bristol, there's only one Andy Gray!! Talksport are ridiculously pro Spurs (as is most of the media) but they are right to take the Michael out of us Grizzly. We are a laughing stock regardless of past glories. We are not one of the greats at the moment either. Don't think that the 3 examples of the translation differ much anyway. Can we get a Dutchman to translate??
Villan444
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27/03/2012 15:31:00

Don't expect any sensible reporting from Talkshi!te. They are completely full of cr&p over-the-hill Murdoch rejects. I simply laugh at their daily attempts to destablize Arsenal with their crass headlines and embarrassingly illiterate jocks.
Wyn Mills
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27/03/2012 16:18:00

Football's equivalent of Fox News?
Matt B
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27/03/2012 20:49:00

Talk Sport is awful, there opinions do not matter, we could all get paid and do there job with ease...Some of there comments on football are embarrassing.
P.Avfc
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27/03/2012 21:13:00

I'm amazed people bother with Talk*****e anyway.........
Pride of Lions
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28/03/2012 02:09:00

no,i think you will find the talksport one is more realistic.
lerneravfc
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28/03/2012 08:58:00

As you say do talksport matter ? no probably not but this supposed comment was picked up and appeared in bbc gossip and will probably spread to how many other places. As Grizzly says it needs correcting.
Merlin128777
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28/03/2012 10:17:00

in the bigger picture these things dont' really matter BUT some will now think this is what is said and it will be yet another bit of doom and gloom. Bad enough the real issues without these made up ones. Have written in to them, sad git that I am, will be interesting to see if they are big enough to change and apologise.
The Fear
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28/03/2012 11:16:00

 

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