As John Motson announces end of time at BBC, who remembers Julio Geordio?

John Motson

Football fans are facing the end of an era come next summer, as John Motson he’s announced he’s stepping away from commentating after 50 years at the mic. He’s not retiring, rather that he’s bringing his BBC career to an end.

His last job for the BBC will be commentating on next year’s F.A. Cup Final in May. Hopefully, it’s not the last we’ve seen of him on our screens.

It did bring to mind, though, the terrific homages that Harry Enfield used to do to Motson on Harry Enfield & Chums back in the 1990s. The Julio Geordio sketches in particular. And today seemed as good a day as any to revisit some of those…

Now how about a proper DVD release of the old Harry Enfield series, BBC? And best of luck to you, Motty…