Des Lynam

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James Alexander Gordon: football geeks are at last able to savour the mythical scoreline with which he will always be associated

“East Fife 4, Forfar 5”, regarded by some as the perfect soccer scoreline due to its rhyming nature and rhythmic intonation when spoken out loud, cam(...)

Joanne Cantwell, currently the host of ‘Saturday Sport’ on RTÉ Radio 1: ‘They pick out a bluffer straight away’. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

When she was about 12 years old she decided her perfect job would be “a mixture of George Hamilton’s and Des Lynam’s”. Add her passion for Gaelic Gam(...)

James Alexander Gordon, who has died aged 78, possessed one of the best known and best loved of voices on British radio. For almost 40 years, he was t(...)