When Sid Waddell’s son Dan investigated his family background, he discovered secrets that left the famously talkative commentator speechless. MIKE KELLY reports
IT takes a lot to shut Sid Waddell up, but the famously verbal darts commentator was left speechless by stunning news from son Dan’s investigation into the Waddell family.
After trawling through online archives of birth, marriage and death certificates, Dan discovered Sid’s mum Martha was four months’ pregnant with him when she wed husband Bob.
There was more to come. Martha’s mum Mary Jane had also been four months pregnant with her daughter when she wed too. (interview link...)