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You've Been Pronouncing Sean Dyche's Name Wrong This Entire Time

You've Been Pronouncing Sean Dyche's Name Wrong This Entire Time

Just weeks before the start of the European Championships in 2016, UEFA kindly provided us with a handy guide for those who aren't very good at pronouncing names.

With the likes of Polish midfielder Krzysztof Mączynsk, Turkey defender Sener Ozbayrak and Sweden winger Emil Forsberg, which is apparently pronounced 'Fosh-berry', plenty of commentators spluttered their words on the odd occasion.

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We helped you Impress your mates in the pub with this impressive pronunciation guide, with some of the hardest names in football being included in the list.

But even the simplest names can be deceiving.

Just look at Burnley manager Sean Dyche. Throughout his time in football many people have pronounced his name as 'Sean Dy-ssssh', but the man himself has quashed those rumours.

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BBC Radio 5 Live brought up the discussion on their show earlier this week, directing the question to Burnley's official Twitter account: 'Hi , Is your manager's surname pronounced: Dy-ssssh or Dy-chh'

Here's how Twitter reacted to the revelation:





Mind blown.

Topics: Football, Sean Dyche, Burnley

Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He's interviewed some huge names in the world of sport, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pele, Carles Puyol and Tim Henman. He dabbles in all things sport, but football is his biggest passion. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt and lived to tell the tale.

 

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