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Mark Pougatch – born 27 January 1968 – is a football presenter for ITV Sport

Pougatch became a regular football reporter on the radio in 1992 with BBC Essex. In 1998, he joined BBC Radio 5 Live, a national radio service and the principal station covering sport in the United Kingdom.

He was selected to be the main presenter of 5 Live Sport on Sundays and in August 2000, he switched to the Saturday edition of the show.

He has presented coverage of the IPL cricket and the African Cup of Nations for ITV.

Currently, Mark Pougatch presents 5 Live Sport on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. He also presents Football Today on Premier League TV on Monday and Thursday throughout the Football season.

In March 2012, he won the Sports Journalists’ Association award for Sports Broadcaster of the Year.

On 23rd January 2015, it was announced that he would replace Adrian Chiles as the main presenter of ITV’s football coverage, with immediate effect.

Adrian Chiles has been replaced as ITV’s lead football presenter with immediate effect by Mark Pougatch. Pougatch will present ITV’s next live match which is the Chelsea vs Paris Saint-Germain Champions League game next month. ITV will not comment on the reasons for Adrian’s departure….

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