WORLD CUP 2014 BRAZIL PRESENTATION GUIDE FOR COMMENTATORS

These guidelines must be STRICTLY adhered to at ALL TIMESWorld-Cup-2014-Brasil-logo-03
1. Within one minute of kick off in the opening match, the commentator must mention England
2. 1966 will be mentioned approximately 10 times a match, or only on 4 or 5 occasions for matches NOT involving England
3. Should England wear red jerseys then 1966 should be mentioned approximately 20 times
4. Whenever a hat trick is scored, comparisons with Geoff Hurst have to be made within seconds of the third goal hitting the net
5. All members of our commentary team must refer to England as “we” and “us”
6. For matches NOT involving England, our commentary teams must only discuss the players that are playing in England
7. Praise the new stadiums that have been built but EMPHASISE that they lack the presence of Wembley, the home of football
8. When Germany are playing they must be referred to as being arrogant when referring to their style of play, passing and general footballing ability. If they are winning or playing well, reference MUST continually be given to the 5-1 THRASHING dished out by England a few years ago
9. Should England play Germany all of the above must be adhered to along with the COMPULSORY mention of 1966
10. Should England play Argentina, commentators MUST refer to the match against Argentina in World Cup 98 and making passing reference at some point to the Falkland Islands
11. The phrase “Bull Dog spirit” should be used as often as possible during England matches
12. Each match involving England SHOULD begin with the phrase “England expects”
13. Should any team feature brothers playing together then Jackie and Bobby Charlton must be mentioned. This will then link nicely into a mention of 1966
14. Regardless of what two teams are contesting the Final, England have to be mentioned within the first minute
15. Prior to the captain of the winning team lifting the trophy, the commentator WILL mention Bobby Moore and 1966
16. Should England bow out after the first stage, commentators MUST emphasise that it is a massive blow to football and a SERIOUS loss to the tournament
17. REMEMBER, IF YOUR MIND GOES BLANK AND YOU BECOME LOST FOR WORDS, JUST MENTION 1966

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