Steve McClaren Produced The Most Cringeworthy Piece Of Commentary Ever

Oh Macca. When it rains, it pours

When it comes to Steve McClaren's doomed tenure with the England national team, only one residing image springs to mind: the "Wolly with a brolly". 

You know the one: McClaren, slouched under a Wembley downpour looking crestfallen and guilty, like he's just accidentally stepped on every snail in the world.

Cheeks flushed of their usual crimson, watching on as his talented England squad bomb out of the Euro 2008 qualifying stages to Croatia. A clownish umbrella the only saving grace on a night of abject personal failure. The moment he became a national laughing stock.

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It's been nearly 9 years since that point, and 'The Ruddy One' has managed to claw back some credibility with relatively successful stints at Twente and Derby County.

But McClaren being McClaren, an embarrassing gaff was always just around the corner.

And so, last night on Sky Sports, he launched into a speech about the quality of England's play against Iceland. He assured the viewing public that England's game plan was working, and Iceland had absolutely nothing to offe…

And then it happened. Poor, poor Macca. It's not easy, is it?

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