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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… Read more

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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… Read more

Danny Murphy – born March 18, 1977 – is a pundit on BBC’s Football coverage, including the 2014 World Cup. He’s a former footballer who played as a central midfielder, and has also been a club captain. Murphy played for Crewe Alexandra, Charlton Athletic, Liverpool,… Read more

Clarence Seedorf – born April 1, 1976 – is a pundit for the BBC’s World Cup football coverage He’s a Dutch former footballer and former manager of A.C. Milan. Seedorf is the first player to have won the Champions League four times and with three… Read more

Simon Brotherton is a sports commentator for the BBC, appearing on Match of the Day and BBC Radio Five Live. Brotherton was still at school when he began his career with BBC local radio and developed further while he was studying at Birmingham University where… Read more

Garth has spent his entire adult life immersed in football and the politics of sport. He was introduced to the media in 1981 while preparing for the FA Cup Final. Having been left out of England’s World Cup squad bound for Spain in 1982 he… Read more

Jacqui Oatley is a member of the BBC football team, commentating for BBC Television and Radio 5 live. Jacqui also presents sports news on the BBC News Channel and in April 2007, became the first female commentator on Match of the Day. Jacqui joined BBC… Read more

Jonathan Pearce became a commentator on Match of the Day during the 2004/5 season following three years at BBC Radio 5 live. He started his career at BBC Radio Bristol in 1979. His first match commentary was Bristol Rovers against Exeter City in the League… Read more

Born in Lancashire Mark began his career at his home town club, Preston North End and also played for Brighton and Hove Albion before Bob Paisley paid £900,000 to bring him to Liverpool in 1981. Mark won a host of major honours with Liverpool before… Read more

In February 2004 Manish joined BBC’s “Football Focus” team, a weekly magazine style show that previews the weekend’s top football action. Manish had previously been at ITV’s Central News, where he presented in-depth coverage of the region’s essential sport, including a comprehensive analysis of the… Read more

In 2010 Guy was promoted to Chief Commentator on retirement of John Motson from International Football. Over the past decade Guy has established himself as one of the leading football commentators on British television. Recruited by the BBC in 2004, he has become a permanent… Read more

A key member of the BBC’s presentation team for the London 2012 Olympics, Gabby also presents Final Score, Inside Sport, the Six Nations and the Autumn Rugby Internationals for BBC One. She hosted a live daily show on Channel 5, LIVE with Gabby Logan and… Read more

Alan made his football debut in 1988 with a hat-trick for Southampton against Arsenal. His success continued and in 1992, at the start of the inaugural Premier League season, he moved to Blackburn Rovers for a then record British transfer fee of £3.6 million. Blackburn… Read more

Now Match of the Day’s stalwart presenter, Gary began his broadcasting career in 1992 with Radio 5 show Gary Lineker’s Football Night. Following the end of his playing career he took over as host on Sunday Sport in 1995 on the re-launched Radio 5 live…. Read more

Steve has been an integral part of the Match of the Day team since joining BBC TV in 2002 and, after John Motson, is the programme’s longest-serving commentator. During this time he has also commentated on the World Cups of 2002, 2006 and 2010, the… Read more

‘Brighty’ has been a BBC football pundit for many years now. He made his name as part of the famous Wright (Ian) and Bright strike partnership at Crystal Palace. The two forwards helped fire the Eagles to the top flight in the late 1980s and… Read more

Dan currently presents Football Focus, the long-running BBC One Saturday lunchtime football show as well as presenting the BBC’s Open Golf coverage. You’ll also see him at The Grand National, Wimbledon and a number of the BBC’s other showpiece events. Dan also presents his own… Read more

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