reeling in the seasons

20 signs you've had enough of watching 'Premiership Years' on TV for one summer

Yep, we’re more than ready for new football at this stage.

LIVE FOOTBALL IS coming back to your TV screens to give you something to look forward to again at the weekend. So that means there’s no need to spend your bored/hungover hours gawking at endless episodes of Premiership/ Premier League Years on Sky. 

Check your symptoms to see if you’ve had enough.

1. This theme music lulls you into a trance-like state

2. You can instantly tell the year just by the colour of Richard Keys’ hair

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3. You can recite Martin Tyler’s commentary word-for-word

‘THAT sums it all up.”

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4. Remember when Alex Ferguson didn’t need glasses

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5. Seeing this man makes you smile as the memories flood back

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6. Dennis Bergkamp goals just never get old


7. You dread that Chemical Brothers’ Out Of Control tune

You used to like it, but now it means only one thing – a break for news away from football.

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8. You’re almost certain you actually watched that Prince Naseem fight

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9. But wonder how that British Open passed you by

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10. Ryder Cup news always feels like an odd change of pace

Meanwhile, the FA Cup, World Cup and other things not exclusive to Sky are given just a fleeting glance.

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11. You get a little choked up when you see Gary Speed in action

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12. You long for simpler times, when Manchester City were fairly rubbish

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13. And Chelsea were likeable

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14. Where else could you get to hear a bit of Chumbawumba at 10am of a weekday

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15. And M People. So much M People

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16. You never get tired of listening to Big Ron saying: “You can sit there and play with your silly little machines”


17. You’re ready to turn it off and go feed the dog, but you can’t not watch Kevin Keegan

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18. You’ve grown to love Georgie Thompson’s voiceover style


19. And you reckon she could do a job on Reeling in the Years

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20. You love a good montage

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