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Second time lucky: Clive Tyldesley dubs his commentary mistake during Scotland v England game

It's Rooney! Or is it Oxlade-Chamberlain? ITV commentator Clive Tyldesley mistook the identity of England's scorer, but corrected his blunder in time for the highlights

Published: Wednesday, 19th November 2014 at 9:23 am

Strikers have only one chance to score, but ITV commentator Clive Tyldesley got a second bite at the cherry in yesterday's Scotland v England game after making a blunder during England's opening goal.

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain opened the scoring for England with a neat-headed goal. The trouble is, Tyldesley thought it was Wayne Rooney...

https://vine.co/v/OJ7tFFVg1Me/watch?v=simple

Social media means there's no hiding for Tyldesley, but spare a thought for the ITV man.

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Remember, English football's greatest piece of commentary ever – "They think it's all over..." – only came about after a moment of utter confusion. Kenneth Wolstenholme would be glad Twitter wasn't around in 1966.

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