VIDEO: The most awkward post-match interviews of all time 8 years ago

VIDEO: The most awkward post-match interviews of all time

Poor old Ray Stubbs.

Nah, not really. But we do have some sympathy for the BT Sport broadcaster, who has been taking some flak after his interview with Jurgen Klopp in the wake of Liverpool's 2-1 extra-time FA Cup defeat to West Ham ended awkwardly.


Stubbs was perfectly within his rights to ask the Reds manager about the appendectomy he had undergone just days earlier, but the jokey tone of the question was clearly what pissed off the German.

Stubbsy will dust himself off and get back behind the microphone because trying to elicit a reaction from sportspeople in the immediate aftermath of victory or defeat is his job.


Anyway, in the grand scheme of things it wasn't that awkward.

Harry Redknapp ain't no wheeler dealer

Another example of an interviewer trying to be too informal with a Premier League manager, as Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp tells Sky Sports' Rob Palmer to "f*ck off" after he suggests Redknapp made is name as a "wheeler dealer".


'Arry lets him know in no uncertain terms that he is a football manager as he stomps away.

Palmer's pleading "I didn't mean it like that" didn't really help the situations.

How did you mean it?

"Give the boys a bit of credit"


Noel King was Republic of Ireland caretaker manager after Giovanni Trapattoni was sacked in 2013 but that didn't stop him having a cut off RTÉ's Tony O'Donoghue in the wake of a 3-1 win over Kazakhstan.

O'Donoghue's question about strikers playing out of position infuriated King, who tried to stomp off before being snared by the interviewer for one more question.

Cue 10 minutes of debate back in the studio over King's demeanour, with Eamon Dunphy saying the caretaker was shown to be "out of his depth" and "a bully".

Richard Sherman, not too gracious in winning


Poor old Michael Crabtree. You've just lost a Super Bowl and next thing you know, your marker is denigrating your whole career on national television.

Fox Sports' Erin Andrews might have been expecting a sweet, "I'm going to Disneyland" interview when she caught hold of Richard Sherman following his Seattle Seahawks' defeat of San Francisco in 2014, but the outspoken cornerback unloaded on 49ers wide receiver Crabtree.

Clare Balding puts our teeth on edge


You've just won the biggest race of your life, so of course you expect to have your mouth slagged off.

Back in 2009 National Hunt jockey Liam Treadwell had just partnered 100-1 shot Mon Mome to become the biggest outsider to win the Grand National in 42 years when he was interviewed by Clare Balding, then of the BBC.

Not convinced the 23 year old was sufficiently pleased with his achievement she asked him to smile saying, “Let’s see your teeth".

Treadwell demured before eventually showing a mouthful of teeth that belied a life spent engaged in one of the most dangerous sports in the world.

"He hasn't got the best teeth in the world, but you can afford to go and get them done now if you like.”