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SPOTY 2010

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    Ads21

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    Tonight is the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards and since there’s no F1 drivers in it this year I was wondering who everyone’s voting for. Being the patriotic little Manxman that I am I’ll be Voting for the Manx Missile Mark Cavendish. Who are you guys voting for tonight?

    Also who else reckons Vettel has a chance of getting the Overseas SPOTY, or Red Bull to get team of the year?

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    I’m backing Phil Taylor for it, watched him constantly improve for over 10 years now and it’s about time his skills were acknowledged, 2 Nine-darters in a match…*Drools*

    I noticed AP McCoy is favourite to pick it up, which is strange since it took him 15 attempts to win the national and was involved in that fraud business.

    I think Red Bull should get an award but Vettel doesn’t deserve anything.

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    Weakest field I can remember. In fact apart from 2006 the shortlist has been pretty strong (and 2006 had a few good names). I guess with the national football sqaud’s abject failure, no major athletics or rugby tournament, with the Ashes still going on and no Formula 1 champion the field was always going to be a bit thin on greatness. So I hope it’s Phil Taylor (that double 9-darter was amazing) but it’ll probably be Jessica Ennis or Tom Daley, Haye and Swann outside chances.

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    McCoy from the start :L, Frank Williams had a well deserved award, and a nice showing of people to congratulate him.

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    Not even a mention for Red Bull’s first ever constructors title or for and English man who lead the team and became the youngest ever winning Team Principal! Surely a mention for Christian Horner if not the win for Coach of the Year.

    Sir Frank’s award was the one moment they got it right.

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    congrats to tony mccoy – “stand up for that ulsterman”

    obvious he was going to win

    didnt watch it due to last years debacle with giggs winning it

    watched top 100 toys on channel 4 – much better

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    Overall, a poor field. Good to see Nadal win overseas at long last given that it went to Usain Bolt two years on the trot for pure physical build rather than skill….

    I thought that RBR were in for a shout for team of the year.

    I think that next year Hamilton will win though :-)

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