Theo Walcott blasted by Sky Sports' face of football who didn't know his microphone was still on

08 April 2010 11:43
Microphone: Richard Keys was unaware his voice could be heard during commentary [LNB]Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys was left a funny shade of pink after a verbal attack on Arsenal's Theo Walcott was heard during an online streaming of Tuesday's Champions League coverage.[LNB]The 52-year-old face of Sky's football coverage thought his microphone was turned off when he launched a stinging attack on the Gunners' fledgling forward, and his choice of footwear.[LNB]At one point when Walcott, who made Arsenal's only goal in a 4-1mauling at the Nou Camp, went down under a challenge, Keys was heardscreaming, 'Get up, you stupid little boy'.[LNB]He then added: 'You've been s***e, son, in your daft pink boots - absolute rubbish.'[LNB]Keys could first be heard asking those with him in the studio who was responsible for breaking wind. [LNB]Sitting alongside twice European Cup winner Ruud Gullit, and Graeme Souness, Keys said: 'Who's farted? It's not me.'[LNB] Going down: Walcott was lambasted by Richard Keys in the studio[LNB] [LNB] Keys has previous, too. In 2007 during a Scotland match in the Faroe Islands, the commentator was heard on air to say: 'Silly ground, stupid game, f*** off.'[LNB]On Wednesday a Sky spokesman said: 'There were no technical issues with the audio on the night.'[LNB] Theo Walcott blasted by Sky Sports' face of football who didn't know his microphone was still onArsenal's boardroom strife set for resolution in the next 72 hoursBarcelona 4 Arsenal 1: Magical Messi hits four to wreck Gunners' Euro dreamWenger trusts in a future for youth, insists Manuel AlmuniaArsenal's beaten men vow to bounce back from their mauling at the hands of Lionel MessiARSENAL FC

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