Drury’s insane commentary on Liverpool, Norwich match sent fans into a frenzy

Fans were sent into a frenzy with English commentator Peter Drury during the season 2019-20 opening match between Liverpool and Norwich City on Friday.

While fans were excited to usher in the new season after a long time of waiting, Drury’s introductory commentary of the two English teams set Twitter ablaze.


He said; “And so we launch. With the nearly boys and the new boys…the lofty, liver birds and the cheeky, chirpy canaries…the champions of the Championship on the treasured turf of the champions of Europe”

Here are some of the reactions from excited fans;

Peter Drury is a renown English football commentary for the Supersports. He is known for his poetic style of commentary, which he emulated from his role model Peter Jones who worked for BBC Radio. Jones was famous for having an authoritative,ย  beautiful, and poetic voice.

Drury’s poeticism is evident in the champions league quarter-finals match between Roma and Barcelona that took place in the Stadio Olimpico during the 2017/18 champions league where Barcelona lost to Roma on away goals.

Peter’s comments on the match just after Roma were through is arguably the most famous pieces of his commentary.

Listen to the commentary;


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