Sheffield United fans are saying the same thing about the co-commentary in their Prime TV match against Newcastle United

The choice of co-commentator by Amazon Prime Video didn’t exactly go down well with Sheffield United fans watching their match with Newcastle United.

Thursday, 5th December 2019, 8:42 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th December 2019, 11:02 pm

The new platform streamed live from Bramall Lane the visit of Steve Bruce's men and up in the gantry there was a man who knows Sheffield well.

Well...the blue and white part of it anyway.

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Oliver McBurnie of Sheffield United heads the ball at goal during the Premier League match at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. James Wilson/Sportimage

Prime Video went for an unusual choice with Newcastle United and Wednesday legend offering his take on events.

It was not a popular pick.

@Jrgrowling said: “Can we have a Sheff Utd commentator in the 2nd half to balance up the Newcastle monologue from Chris Waddle so far? Prime - sort your commentators if you want to make it work!”

@JNCPod: posted: “Bound to be an unbiased commentary with a Newcastle fan and former Sheffield Wedn*sday player Chris Waddle behind the mic! #SHUNEW”

Chris Waddle in action for Sheffield Wednesday against Sheffield United

@ddarlingtweets said: “Your commentator tonight at Bramall Lane is former Newcastle United and Sheffield Wednesday legend Chris Waddle...”

@Blacky0114 said: “Anyone know how to get rid of the bbc radio Newcastle commentary on amazon???”

@choosetoast: “It's like listening to Newcastle's ifollow commentary with ex-Wendie legend Chris Waddle commenting for Amazon. Everything thru lens of Newcastle.”

@daisyproperties: “Chris Waddle struggling on @primevideosport to hide his inner-Newcastle fan and the fact that he played for @swfc #SUFC #twitterblades”

@AdEvansSport: “Watching Sheffield United v Newcastle on Prime with former Newcastle player Les Ferdinand, former Newcastle player Jermaine Jenas, and former Sheffield Wednesday player Chris Waddle (who is from just outside Newcastle). As you'd expect, very balanced analysis”