Exclusive: Ally McCoist reveals his greatest co-commentary moment – and why he risked upsetting the whole of England

Ally McCoist
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If you ask UK television viewers to name their favourite co-commentator, many of them will say one name: Ally McCoist.

The Scot’s humorous style has earned him fans aplenty during his work for a number of different television companies on both sides of the border, as well as for radio station talkSPORT. That popularity has been flattering for the man himself. 

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Chris Flanagan
Senior Staff Writer

Chris joined FourFourTwo in 2015 and has reported from more than 20 countries, in places as varied as Ivory Coast and the Arctic Circle. He's interviewed Pele, Zlatan and Santa Claus (it's a long story), as well as covering the World Cup, AFCON and the Clasico. He previously spent 10 years as a newspaper journalist, and completed the 92 in 2017.