John Motson to come back out of retirement to affix Talksport
Former BBC commentator John Motson is to come back out of retirement to take up a task at radio station Talksport.
The 73-year-old called time on his BBC career on the finish of the final soccer season following 50 years with the company.
Motson will begin his new position in August, which is able to contain protecting some Premier League matches.
He stated he was trying ahead to “commentating on this nice sport for someday longer”.
A brand new present with him may also contain “talking to a number of footballing legends for a sequence of exhibits for followers to relive the perfect of soccer previous and current”.
Motson coated 10 World Cups, 10 European Championships, 29 FA Cup finals and greater than 200 England video games whereas with the BBC.
He was presented with the Bafta Special Award for his excellent contribution to sports activities broadcasting earlier this yr.