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Tony Gubba RIP

Commentator passed away after a short illness. (March 2013)

FB
Fluffy Bunny Feet
Very sad to read this.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/21740038
DV
DVB Cornwall West Country (West) Spotlight
Some poor video used on the NC this afternoon, 4:3 material showing Gubba, who was invaraibly excellent at his craft, shown in 16:9 stretch vision. Unfortunate even if hurriedly put together in the circumstances.
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steddenm UTV Newsline
Wondered where he was on the DoI final last night. RIP Tony.

No mention on the www.itv.com/ice website though!
"Stop touching Dot's pussy - you don't know where it's been!" (Honey Mitchell, EastEnders)
GE
Gareth E UTV Newsline
Very sad news indeed. One of the great all-round sports broadcasters, and an instantly recognisable, iconic voice. One of the real Match of the Day stalwarts over the years, and also one of the few people to have presented Grandstand, Match of the Day and Sportsnight at one time or another. An astonishing career spanning 40 years - including every Winter and Summer Olympics since 1972. And he put his voice to many a video game over the years.

Always energetic and entertaining, you could hear his passion for sport in his commentaries.

A great loss to the industry.
BBC SPORT. THE OLYMPIC BROADCASTER.
JA
JAS84 Yorkshire Look North (E.Yorks & Lincs)
Wondered where he was on the DoI final last night. RIP Tony.

No mention on the www.itv.com/ice website though!
This has now been remedied. From the Twitter feed:
Quote:
dancingonice
It's with great sadness we hear of the passing away of Tony Gubba. He will be sorely missed, our thoughts are with his family at this time.
2 MINUTES AGO REPLY
https://twitter.com/dancingonice/status/311174245050888192
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Westy2
I'm guessing a 70's black & white telerecording for that brief clip on the BBC Six just?
RI
Rijowhi Central (West) Midlands Today
R.I.P Tony Gubba. One of Sports broadcasting's great commentators in my eyes.
On the Internet, you're reading Rijowhi!!!
DV
DVB Cornwall West Country (West) Spotlight
Brief voiced tribute to Tony Gubba by the match commentator prior to the second half on ITV's coverage of Barca - AC Milan tonight.

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