WATCH: ‘Bad British Commentary’ Delights ‘NFL’ Fans

Notre Dame ("a French team") play Alabama

Notre Dame (“a French team”) play Alabama

Here’s a weekend treat for you sports fans, and one that is proving to be surprisingly popular among, y’know, not sports fans too.

Anthony Richardson is a writer and comedian and YouTube sketch enthusiast, and he makes these delightful sport skits under the banner of Bad British Commentary.

As you can probably guess, the gag is that he’s a British commentator, doing his job as best he can given that he has little or no understanding of the rules of the sport he is witnessing.

Here’s his most recent clip, an “NFL” game between Notre Dame and Alabama:

Here’s his Bad British Commentary on baseball. Hello rounders fans!

And let’s not let netball basketball escape scot-free either:

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 13 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Music.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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