New Paddy Power series sees Redknapp possibility his arm as documentary maker to study about the origins of just one of the worst factors to materialize to soccer
Footballer-turned-pundit, Jamie Redknapp, is now stepping into the globe of difficult-hitting documentaries to tackle 1 of the greatest troubles in the present day-working day game…the fifty percent-and-50 % scarf.
Paddy Power’s Jamie Redknapp Investigates is a new collection that will see the previous Liverpool and Spurs legend get to the bottom of the issues that truly annoy soccer admirers about the modern-day activity.
Episode one sees Redknapp get to the base of fifty percent-and-fifty percent scarves – the ghastly neckwear situation, explained by followers he interviews as “Filth”, “Foul” and “So sh*t”.
In the 1st of a 3 element sequence – with episodes two and three introduced over the fortnight – Redknapp reveals the market is now truly worth “over half a billion pounds” and tracks down the inventor of the 50 %-and-fifty percent scarf.
The inventor, Brian, clarifies that the inspiration driving becoming a member of two independent scarves jointly was his own divorce, soon after his wife cut all the things he owned in 50 percent.
Sewing his Arsenal and Holland neckwear alongside one another, Brian designed the world’s very first half-and-50 percent scarf – which somewhat regrettably reads “Arse land”.
But, at what cost? “Half-and-half scarves have a very brief shelf life,” suggests Redknapp’s future interviewee – environmental activist, Lisa.
Discarded merchandise can sad to say locate their way into character, with Lisa reporting sightings of a baboon carrying a scarf that includes Tony Pulis at one end Sean Dyche at the other. Though Lisa does say that there are not wellbeing implications for the animals, they “just glimpse truly stupid”.
Redknapp then returns to see Brian as soon as more as he’s informed there’s a present waiting for him. And, immediately after showing off his diversified portfolio (including Manchester United and Liverpool 50 %-and-50 % facemasks), the inventor offers the previous England intercontinental his existing.
Sadly, the Redknapp version scarf attributes Harry at just one stop but the mistaken Jamie at the other – Jamie Vardy.
Episode two of Paddy Power’s Jamie Redknapp Investigates, introduced next Friday, will see Jamie taking on Twitter trolls.
Spokesman Paddy Energy mentioned: “Forget diving, dodgy VAR phone calls and people today leaving early – 50 %-and-fifty percent scarves are the greatest disgrace in soccer suitable now. So, we put our ideal gentleman on the case to examine and uncover the unappealing truth of the matter about this scourge of contemporary football that we know annoys all good football lovers across the region.
“Because there are some issues that just never search appropriate together, like pasta and ketchup or Tottenham and trophies.”
The total video clip can be viewed on Paddy Power’s YouTube and Twitter pages.