'I dance to Joe Wicks every morning': football commentators in lockdown

Peter Drury and Guy Mowbray have been enjoying their time off, volunteering for the NHS, doing homework and keeping fit By Richard Foster for the Guardian Sport Network Even during the current hiatus, Peter Drury is still spending time at a football ground. “I have just finished wiping my final tray and my final table,” says Drury. “I do two days a week at Watford’s ground, which is my local club. They have given over the hospitality boxes in the Graham Taylor stand to the doctors and the nurses who work at the hospital that is bang next door to Vicarage Road. So the club provides breakfast, lunch and somewhere to chill out and I go in to wipe tables and trays, clean away plates, knives and forks and ketchup.”  Drury’s voluntary work for the NHS at Vicarage Road gives him a connection to the game he has been commentating on since his days at BBC Radio Leeds in the early 1990s. “All of us who play our little part in the football industry need to just make sure we are looking at our humility compass when we return,” he says. Continue reading...