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Jermaine Jenas

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 senior England national football team, scoring one goal.

After Jenas was released by QPR he moved into television as a freelance pundit, firstly he was an analyst for ITV Sport’s coverage of the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League season. In November 2015 he joined the BBC where he regularly features on football shows such as Match Of The Day as an analyst.

In 2015, he appeared as part of Channel 4’s Time Crashers, a reality television programme in which celebrities were assigned the tasks of living in different historical eras.

Jenas got engaged to part-time model Ellie Penfold in 2009, and the couple married on 11 June 2011, and had a daughter in 2012. He now lives in Hertfordshire.



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