The National Association of Football Pundits has admitted that they are only allowed on television in order. to release dangerous levels of pent-up angst. 'If we didn't let Roy Keane get it out of his system, then he'd be standing on a street corner in piss-stained trousers shouting at passers-by that Holland don't know what they're doing and should switch to a double-pivot system. And Alan Shearer would be in a constant vegetative state. That said, there's no excuse for Gary Lineker, but there is an emergency plan in place to convince him that he doesn't need to put the 'pun' in pundit.'