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Ex-Chelsea star Scott Minto reminisces about laughing fit on air, and says QPR was the only job that could have tempted Ian Holloway from punditry role at Sky Sports

The former West Ham and Chelsea midfielder reminisced the hilarious moment that Ian Holloway made him hysterical with laughter during a live match broadcast.

Broadcaster Scott Minto has reminisced about the hilarious moment that Ian Holloway made him hysterical with laughter during a live broadcast.

Holloway was working as a pundit for Sky Sports at the time, with Minto presenting the League Two Play-Off semi-final between Accrington Stanley and AFC Wimbledon when Ollie made a joke about Adebayo Akinfenwa; something which the former West Ham and Chelsea player wasn't ready for.

Speaking to GetWestLondon about the incident, Minto said: "I’ve never laughed like that on TV, and I can’t remember the last time I laughed like that in life!

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"I just literally couldn’t stop; he’s just such a naturally funny guy. What he’s done with his pedigree; he’s got teams up to the Premier League so you can’t knock his CV, and working with him was an absolute pleasure. He was a funny guy, but also a very kind and compassionate guy both on and off camera."

Minto, who will be presenting the live broadcast of QPR's clash with Fulham on Sky Sports tomorrow, went on to praise Ollie for how much fun they had working together, and said there was only one job that could tempt him away.

He said: "I think he was enjoying himself at Sky, and apart from maybe Barcelona or Real Madrid, it was only the QPR job that would have pulled him away."

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