England followers launch F-word chant at C4 with Joe Cole and Jules Breach on air

Joe Cole and his Channel 4 colleagues have been serenaded with an X-rated chant as they tried to dissect England’s drab draw with North Macedonia.

The channel picked up the rights to nationwide crew video games for the Euro 2024 qualifiers and the Nations League, however their protection hasn’t been to each fan’s style. And supporters in Skopje made their emotions clear from pitchside with chants of “Channel 4 is f****** s***”, which might have been clearly heard by presenter Jules Breach, Cole and fellow pundit Joleon Lescott.

Following a lacklustre finish to England’s in any other case profitable qualifying marketing campaign, the chants supplied gentle aid to Three Lions followers. One mentioned: “That channel 4 chant has made me laugh way more than it should.”

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Another agreed: “England fans in the background [singing] ‘channel 4 is f****** s***’. Can’t disagree. Always thought ITV were poor, but c4 has been next level.”

A 3rd added: “England fans singing ‘CHANNEL 4 IS F****** S***! CHANNEL 4 IS F****** S***!’ during the North Macedonia v England post match piece, which is live on Channel 4.”

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Channel 4’s Jules Breach with pundits Joleon Lescott and Joe Cole at England’s last Euro 2024 qualifier in North Macedonia

A fourth quipped: “Lol, the England fans singing ‘Channel 4 is f****** s***’ to the reporters.”

Another fan additionally noticed the humorous facet: “The England fans loudly chanting Channel 4 is f****** s*** whilst they are talking to Joe Cole was brilliant. As for [co-commentator] Dion Dublin, he is absolutely terrible and why does he keep trying to be funny?”

Joe Cole throughout Channel 4’s protection of England’s attract North Macedonia

Meanwhile, Cole had robust phrases for referee Filip Glova, who controversially awarded the house facet a penalty shortly earlier than half-time. The spot-kick was transformed on the rebound by Enis Bardhi after being initially saved by Jordan Pickford.

It had been awarded after Rico Lewis’ stray hand caught Bojan Miovski as he tried to go clear, with ref Glova pointing to the spot after consulting his pitchside VAR monitor.

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“It’s absurd,” raged Cole. “The ref noticed it in actual time and you already know the man is kidding, take a look at the man rolling round on the ground. You’re going to get individuals operating into individuals’s fingers and elbows within the field now. The ref – we’ve discovered one.”

Fans sad with Channel 4’s protection shall be relieved to know that England video games are switching again to ITV in 2024.