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

08 April 2010 06:50
Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys could be in hot water after he was overheard giving a foulmouthed critique of Arsenal star Theo Walcott - when he thought his microphone was off.[LNB]Keys' outburst came during Tuesday night's Champions' League quart-final against Barcelona.[LNB]To his relief, only fans listening to Sky Sports online streaming of the 4-1 defeat heard the gaffes.[LNB] Oops: Keys could be heard on Sky's live online internet streaming criticising the Arsenal winger[LNB]At one point when Walcott went down under a challenge, Keys was heard saying: 'Get up, you stupid little boy'.[LNB]As commentators Martin Tyler and Andy Gray described the game, Keys could be heard saying: 'You've been s***e, son, in your daft pink boots - absolute rubbish.'[LNB]To make matters worse, he was first be heard asking his studio guests 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] [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] Critique: Eric Abidal of Barcelona is challenged by Theo Walcott of Arsenal during the UEFA Champions League quarter final [LNB]On Wednesday a Sky spokesman said: 'There were no technical issues with the audio on the night.'[LNB]The gaffe comes just days after pundit Chris Kamara was hilariously caught missing a red card at the Portsmouth vs Blackburn Premiership match.[LNB]During Sky's live results programme Sports Saturday, presenter Geoff Stelling cuts to Kamara live at Fratton Park for news of a sending off.[LNB]But a bemused Kamara is forced to admit he was aware of anyone getting a red card.[LNB]As studio pundits Matt Le Tissier, Phil Thompson and Charlie Nicholas howl with laughter, he adds that he though Anthony Vanden Borre had been substituted.[LNB]A clip of the incident has become a massive internet hit, gaining more than 100,000 hits on YouTube.  [LNB]  

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