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1. David Coleman loved athletics but could sometimes get a little confused over placings. See if you can find the missing word from this quote. "He won the ___ medal in the '76 Olympics, so he's used to being out in front."
2. There's no doubting the accuracy of this statement, "The front wheel crosses the finishing line, closely followed by the back wheel", but which sport do you think David Coleman was commentating on when he gave us those pearls of wisdom?
3. Here's one of my favourite images courtesy of Tom Ferrie: "Dumbarton player Steve McCahill has limped off with a badly cut ___."
4. It's so easy to mock, but who wouldn't make mistakes when a lot of sporting action happens so fast? What about inaminate objects? Over to Chris Jones, "The new west stand casts a shadow over the whole pitch even on a ___ ___".
5. "This is truly an international field, no ___ involved."
6. Nobody stated the obvious like the brilliant motor sports commentator Murray Walker; "It's raining and the track is ___."
7. Murray Walker again at the FI track, "The atmosphere is so tense you can cut it with a ___ ___."
8. The very best at mixed metaphors has to be Ron Atkinson. How do you think this ended? "Beckenbauer really has gambled all his ___."
9. Peter Jones getting his timings in a muddle, "And Arsenal now have plenty of time to dictate the last few ___."
10. How did David Coleman finish this immortal line? "The big Cuban opened his legs and showed his ___."
Source: Author Mutchisman
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