Ex-footballers as pundits/analyists: Backlash?
It seems that there have been background rumblings in the media about the over-saturation of former players employed as pundits and in commentary. Some undoubtedly have proven themselves to be well-thought out and provide a good insight into the game but in my opinion there are far too many that do not. The panel on soccer saturday for instance. Hearing non-English names being mis-pronounced, little to no interest in foreign leagues, bias in relation to their former teams and so on.