Jeff Stelling

Sports broadcaster (Sky Sports, Soccer Saturday)

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Jeff Stelling is best known as the host of Soccer Saturday and Monday Night Football on Sky Sports.

Stelling was brought up in the North-East town of Hartlepool, and an avid supporter of local Football League team Hartlepool United. After an apprenticeship on the local newspaper his first broadcasting position was as a reporter on Middlesbrough F.C. on Radio Tees before moving to BBC Radio 2's weekend sports programme Sport On 2, covering the Los Angeles and Seoul Olympic games. He later spent time as a sports newsreader at TV-am, Channel 4, Eurosport and British Satellite Broadcasting before moving to Sky in 1992 to present coverage of horse racing, snooker and darts.

Stelling then became presenter of Soccer Saturday, hosting a programme lasting up to six hours of football discussion and live reports on the afternoon's games with a panel of pundits including George Best, Frank McLintock, Chris Kamara and Rodney Marsh, the former England striker whose argumentative nature led to entertaining viewing until his dismissal from Sky Sports. Much of the programme's popularity is put down to Stelling, The Guardian praising him for “exceptional professionalism and elan” and When Saturday Comes describing him as “perhaps the best sports presenter on British TV”.

Jeff Stelling rarely appears on terrestrial television, despite known offers to become the face of ITV Sport, although he won a sports presenter special edition of The Weakest Link.


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