Big Ron to return as football pundit

December 3, 2004
John Barnes has handed Ron Atkinson a chance to resurrect his TV career as a football pundit eight months after he was forced to resign for an on-air racist remark.

The former Manchester United manager has been booked for a guest slot on 'John Barnes' Football Night' next Thursday.

And he is hoping he has been forgiven for racially abusing then Chelsea defender Marcel Desailly.

He told The Sun: 'I'm very pleased about next week's programme - particularly because ...

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