GARY LINEKER, Gabby Logan, Eilidh Barbour and Mark Chapman are set to present the BBC’s coverage of Euro 2020.
Lineker & Co will host the Beeb’s coverage of this summer’s championship and will be joined by a host of pundits and ex-professionals from the three home nations who have qualified for the tournament.
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Who are the BBC’s pundits for Euro 2020?
- Alan Shearer
- Rio Ferdinand
- Alex Scott
- Micah Richards
- Ashley Williams
- Mark Hughes
- Shelley Kerr
- James McFadden
- Charlie Adam
- Cesc Fabregas
- Jurgen Klinsmann
Two of the Beeb’s pundits are in fact winners of the European Championships – Fabregas with Spain, and Klinsmann with Germany.
Another previous winner in Thierry Henry was scheduled to be part of the BBC’s team, but left after being an offered a role in the Belgium coaching set-up for the tournament.
BBC regulars Alan Shearer and Alex Scott are likely to be in the studio for England games alongside Rio Ferdinand and Micah Richards, while Ashley Williams and Mark Hughes will provide insight for Wales’ fixtures.
James McFadden, Shelley Kerr and Charlie Adam will join either Lineker, Logan, Barbour or Chapman to cast their eyes over the Scotland games this summer.
Who are the BBC’s commentators for Euro 2020?
- Guy Mowbray
- Steve Wilson
- Robyn Cowen
- Steve Bower
- Jonathan Pearce
- Vicki Sparks
- Rob McLean
- Mark Scott
Who are the BBC’s co-commentators for Euro 2020?
- Karen Carney
- Dion Dublin
- Robbie Savage
- Jermaine Jenas
- Martin Keown
- Danny Murphy
- James McFadden
Carney, Dublin, Jenas, Keown and Murphy are likely to co-commentate primarily on England games as well as other European nations, while Robbie Savage will cover Wales, and James McFadden Scotland games.
The Beeb will broadcast the opening game of Euro 2020 between Turkey and Italy at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on June 11, as well as England’s tournament opener against Croatia on June 13.
Wales and Scotland’s opening games will also be shown live on BBC, with Wales taking on Switzerland on June 12, and Scotland facing the Czech Republic on June 14.
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Speaking on their coverage of Euro 2020, Director of BBC Sport Barbara Slater said:
“After patiently waiting, the first of this summer’s major sporting events is now on the horizon and the BBC is ready to deliver another memorable football tournament, making sure audiences are entertained from start to finish.
“Three of our home nations are all in action on the BBC during the opening weekend, along with an array of the finest European talent on display throughout the Championship.
“All coverage will be brought to viewers and listeners by an unrivalled line-up of the best presenters and experts who can offer that unique insight, analysis and entertainment.”