Former Sky Sports presenter and well-known Bluenose Jim White has officially contradicted his former employer by claiming their report that Queens Park Rangers gave permission to Michael Beale for talks with Rangers is simply false.
The Talksport presenter, a well-liked and respected journalist and presenter, left Sky Sports News a year or so ago, and has been a radio man ever since, but following Sky Sports announcing QPR had given permission for Beale to talk to Rangers, White then said that was false:
This contradicts directly what Sky said:
White’s comments were at half 12AM while Sky’s report was at half 10 last night, so one of them is absolutely wrong, and at this point, we couldn’t even guess which one.
White is very well connected thanks to his Sky Sports days, and rarely gets it wrong, but Sky Sports are just as well connected of course so it really is down to who you trust more. Or who you want to trust more.
Would you prefer to trust Sky who say talks are happening between Beale and Rangers, or White who says there are no talks at all and that’s false? One of them is patently incorrect and that in itself will divide fans, with Beale being a divisive appointment already, should it happen.
White really is putting his neck on the chopping board by contradicting his former employer, so he’d better hope for his own credibility his information is correct, because it’s a big counter to their story and Sky Sports are generally fairly accurate for Rangers information.
But then White generally tends to be on all matters Ibrox as well. A tough one when it comes down to it. One of them isn’t right, and that’s down to you to decide.