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EURO 2020 – WHO’S IN THE BBC AND ITV’S TEAMS

A year later than planned Euro 2020 arrives across the BBC and ITV. Here FOOTIE ON TV takes a rundown of the TV teams for BBC and ITV

BBC SPORT

PRESENTERS

Gary Lineker, Gabby Logan, Eilidh Barbour and Mark Chapman.

PUNDITS

Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand, Frank Lampard, Alex Scott, Micah Richards, Ashley Williams, Mark Hughes, Darren Fletcher, Kenny Mclean, Shelley Kerr, James McFadden, Hal Robson-Kanu, Neil Taylor, Petr Cech, Eric Abidal, Cesc Fabregas, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Jurgen Klinsmann.

COMMENTATORS

Guy Mowbray, Steve Wilson, Robyn Cowen, Steve Bower, Jonathan Pearce, Vicki Sparks, Rob McLean and Mark Scott. Co-commentators include Dion Dublin, Karen Carney, Jermaine Jenas, Martin Keown, Danny Murphy, Robbie Savage and James McFadden.

REPORTERS

Kelly Somers with the England team, Eilidh Barbour with Scotland and Carl Roberts with Wales.

GAMES

Opening game of the tournament Turkey v Italy on BBC One with England, Wales and Scotland’s openers also on the BBC. Full Euro 2020 TV schedule HERE

NEW PREMIER LEAGUE TV DEAL AGREED HERE

FA CUP FREE-TO-AIR ON BBC AND ITV NEXT SEASON HERE

GARY LINEKER LEAVES BT SPORT HERE

ITV

PRESENTERS

Mark Pougatch, Seema Jaswal, Reshmin Chowdhury

PUNDITS

Ian Wright, Roy Keane, Gary Neville, Patrick Vieria, Graeme Souness, Ashley Cole, Eni Aluko, Robert Earnshaw, Emma Hayes, Nigel de Jong, John Collins, Joe Ledley, Nadia Nadim, Scott Brown and Andros Townsend.

COMMENTATORS

Sam Matterface, Clive Tyldesley, Joe Speight, Seb Hutchinson, Tom Gayle. Co-commentators include Lee Dixon, Ally McCoist and John Hartson. Peter Walton is the referee analyst.

REPORTERS

Gabriel Clarke with England, Michelle Owen and Raman Bhardwaj.

GAMES

ITV have two of the three England group matches including the match with Scotland. The France v Germany clash is also one of ITV’s early matches. Full Euro 2020 TV schedule HERE

The new season on Sky Sports – all you need to know

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Former England international Alex Scott is to host Goals on Sunday alongside Chris Kamara as Sky Sports unveils it biggest-ever season of live Premier League football.

Scott, who was part of Sky’s team last season and the BBC’s summer World Cup coverage, takes over from Ben Shephard who’s decided to step down from the role to spend more time with his family. The show will air in a new regular 11.30am slot.

Sky Sports will screen more live Premier League matches than ever before (128 games a season) taking on the Saturday tea-time slot and also some 7.45pm Saturday matches. Crucially Sky have every weekend first pick from the league.

WHO’S SHOWING WHAT FROM THE PREMIER LEAGUE 2019-20 SEASON HERE

Friday Night Football, Super Sunday (new kick-off times of 2pm and 4.30pm) and Monday Night Football continue as usual. David Jones is back to host the Sunday and Monday matches with Kelly Cates on duty for the Friday and Saturday offerings.

Saturday mornings have been tweaked with preview show Saturday Social airing at 9.30am with Adam Smith and Joe Thomlinson and a new time for Fenners and the gang and Soccer AM from 10.30am.

ALL CONFIRMED LIVE PREMIER LEAGUE TV GAMES HERE

EFL games will now air on Saturday lunchtimes (as well as regular Friday slots and some Sunday and Monday kicks-offs). Sky will screen more live EFL matches than ever before with entire midweek rounds being available on the red button and app like last season.

Scott Minto and David Prutton will again host the action for the Championship and Leagues One and Two while Caroline Barker is a new addition to the EFL coverage as pitch-side reporter.

Laura Woods is to take over as the host of Sky’s Carabao Cup coverage with live games from the first round to the final.

ALL CONFIRMED LIVE EFL TV GAMES HERE

Sky’s Scottish coverage gets a revamp with longer build-ups to games and new signing Eilidh Barbour anchoring coverage. Sky will again share coverage of the SPFL with BT Sport, but crucially has exclusive rights to the Old Firm games. Sky takes over as the exclusive home of live SPFL games from the 2020-21 season.

ALL CONFIRMED SCOTTISH LIVE TV GAMES HERE

Other favourites return for the new season including Soccer Saturday and Soccer Special, Sunday Supplement and The Debate.

SKY SPORTS FOOTBALL 2019-20

  • LIVE Premier League
  • LIVE Championship, League One & League Two
  • LIVE SPFL
  • LIVE Carabao Cup
  • LIVE Euro 2020 qualifiers including Scotland, Wales, NI & Rep of Ireland
  • LIVE England friendly internationals
  • LIVE Leasing.com Trophy
  • LIVE MLS
  • LIVE Northern Irish Premiership