Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Real Madrid vs Mallorca, November 11th

I must be a clairvoyant. Here he goes again. His feet are like revolving doors, man ...
Ray Hudson, 11:27 1st

His right foot must be made of absolute chocolate ... It didn't make clean contact and allowed Varela in like the wolf in the hen house ...
Ray Hudson, 15:07 1st

The ball gets snap, crackled, pop around and it falls beautifully for him. Here's the ball in, he's onside, it comes back through the legs, it falls beautifully for Robinho, and that's better than hoochie coochie.
Ray Hudson, 17:12 1st


This ball's played in, it's a good ball. He's got it all to do. He rides Marcelo, and this hit is hotter than a black leather skirt on Sophia Loren.
Ray Hudson, half-time



This is the warrior out there. One-man battleship, Robinho. Look, he's got it all to do, Phil. Recognise it. All the fire engines come, he takes them all and skins them like Jack the Ripper.
Ray Hudson, 17:37 2nd

Kaleidoscope eyes, brilliant feet. Beyond brilliant, look at the culture there. Heavenly, and look how much it misses. Agh! Munch, The Scream.
Ray Hudson, 19:07 2nd

Old Horsey-Face comes galloping in again ...
Ray Hudson, 27:37 2nd

This is a paradigm of what Real Madrid can be. Beautiful football. Ruud van Nistelrooy is a horse of a different colour, alright ...
Ray Hudson, post-game

9 comments:

Tim said...

Congrats on the nomination!

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Classic Ray!

Hudsonland said...

Cheers, Tim. thanks for sharing the journey.

Great pic, I wish Getty didn't have it quite so heavily copyrighted ...

Johnny Centreback said...

Cool, funny site. More audio would be great! To be honest, I have mostly found Hudson to be annoying but am now seeing him in a different light...

Hudsonland said...

Thanks. I'm a bit jumpy about doing more than a couple of clips per game in case someone from GolTV gets upset.

Johnny Centreback said...

I have occassionally thought it would be great to have a site devoted entirely to great moments in football commentary. And I would do it just as you have done: just text and audio.

Johnny Centreback said...

I've included your site on our site, The Beautiful Game Search Engine (http://www.beautifulgame.com)

I'll have a new appreciation for Hudson the next time I hear his voice on the telly...

Comandante Agí said...

I hope you're watching or recording the Spain-Sweden match today. Although Ray is a bit more subdued he's already dropped a few gems. His announcing partner called it "tic tac toe football".

Hudsonland said...

But of course. This is a full-service Ray Hudson blog. His partner in that game was Lindsey Dean.

Carlo said...

Absolutely the finest, most passionate English-speaking commentator in the history of football.