Dean Saunders – born 21 June 1964 – served as a pundit on the BBC’s Euro 2016 coverage.
He is a Welsh football manager and former professional footballer who played as a striker in a career which lasted from 1982 until 2001.
Saunders lives in Cheshire, where his closest neighbour was Gary Speed, his former international team mate. Following Speed’s death, Saunders described himself as ‘flabbergasted’ upon hearing the news.
He is married to Helen. His son Callum plays for Crewe Alexandra as a forward. He also has two daughters Danielle and Louisa.
Kevin Kilbane – born 1 February 1977 – was a pundit for the BBC’s coverage of Euro 2016. He is a former professional footballer who played as both a left back and a left winger. Born and raised in England but of Irish descent, Kilbane won 110 caps for the Republic of Ireland national football team, third behind only Robbie… Read more
Jermaine Jenas served as a football pundit for the BBC’s Euro 2016 coverage He is a retired footballer who played as a central midfielder for English club sides Nottingham Forest, Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Queens Park Rangers, for which he scored a career total of 39 goals from 341 league appearances. He also appeared 21 times for the… Read more
Eilidh Barbour is a sport presenter for BBC News She begun presenting the sports news on BBC News Channel in September 2014. Originally from Dunkeld in Perthshire, Eilidh has a degree in Film and Media Studies from the University of Stirling with ambitions of becoming a sports broadcaster at the forefront. During her time at university, Eilidh was lucky enough… Read more
Mark Chapman – born October 11, 1973 is a sports presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live and Match of the Day 2. Chapman began his career in 1996 as the cricket correspondent for BBC North East radio. He worked as a continuity announcer on BBC Television before joining Radio 1. Chapman later stated that he got the job as a… Read more
Thierry Henry – born August 17, 1977 – is a pundit on BBC’s World Cup 2014 coverage He is a French footballer who plays as a striker for New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer. Henry was born in Les Ulis, Essonne where he played for an array of local sides as a youngster and showed great promise as… Read more
Rio Ferdinand – born November 7, 1978 – is a pundit on BBC’s World Cup 2014 coverage in Brazil. Ferdinand began his football career playing for various youth teams, finally settling at West Ham United where he progressed through the youth ranks and made his professional Premier League debut in 1996. He became a fan favourite, winning the ‘Hammer of… Read more
Phil Neville – January 21, 1977 – is a pundit and co-commentator of BBC’s World Cup 2014 coverage in Brazil. He is a football coach and former player who works as a coach for Manchester United, with whom he began his playing career. After 10 years as a professional with Manchester United, during which time he won six Premier League… Read more
Neil Lennon – born June 25, 1971 – was a pundit on BBC’s World Cup 2014 and Euro 2016 coverage. He is a former football player and manager from Northern Ireland. During his playing career he represented English clubs Manchester City, Crewe Alexandra and Leicester City. Lennon moved to Scottish club Celtic, where he made over 200 appearances and was… Read more
Martin Keown – born July 24, 1966 – is a pundit on BBC’s football coverage, including the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He is a former professional footballer who played as a defender from 1984 to 2005 notably in the Premier League for Arsenal where he made over 300 appearances for the club and won nine major trophies. He also… Read more
Juninho Paulista – born February 22, 1973 – is a pundit on BBC’s World Cup 2014 coverage. The former Brazilian footballer played for Brazilian clubs São Paulo FC, Vasco da Gama, Palmeiras, CR Flamengo, as well as English club Middlesbrough, Spanish club Atlético Madrid, Celtic in Scotland and Sydney FC in Australia. Juninho also played nearly 50 international matches with… Read more