BeverleyIt’s reported that Andy Gray and Richard Keys may join Arab channel Al Jazeera and become the acceptable faces of Qatar’s not exactly female-focused football coverage; poised, perhaps, to swap the “dark forces” for the sort of shining desert lights who convinced Herr Blatter’s (alleged) cronies to award one of the smallest countries on the planet a World Cup.

That Sepp suggested not so long ago that women soccer players should wear skimpier shorts, and survived practically unscathed, is but one example of the double standards one can point to in assessing how Sky’s selectively-sensitive ceiling fell in on the self-satisfied banterers’ cosy careers.