Introducing Colin. Used to be a pollack, but has had a name change at Sainsbury's. He's a fine fish but needs a profile boost. He's very versatile, good value, and compared with his cod mates - in plentiful supply.
Do the decent thing. Throw the cod back. Pick up Colin.
...is what Barry Davies should say in response to the new England kit.
The England shirt. It's important.
As a little under 10 kid in the early 80s, my parents had it easy. I had no interest in Star Wars figures. Couldn't give a monkeys about Action Man. They just had to give me a ball.
I got out of bed every day knowing that one day I would pull on an England shirt and lead out the side at Wembley. I'd have to step out of the football season to lead England at Twickenham during the Five Nations, and naturally in the summer I'd play Test cricket for England.
As a result, I scrutinised the England kit whenever it came out. After all I'd be wearing it in front of millions by the early 1990s. I prayed for simplicity and respect in the design. 25 years later the penny has dropped. I don't care if it's a polo shirt, it looks a bit special.