John Walker MOTSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1945-07-10
Education Culford Sch Bury St Edmunds, NCTJ (Cert)
Books & Publications
Recreations running (half marathons and 10km races), reading novels, theatre, cinema, watching sport
Clubs N/A
Style John Motson, Esq, OBE
Career football commentator and reporter; news and sports reporter Barnet Press 1963-67, sports writer and sub ed Morning Telegraph Sheffield 1967-68, freelance BBC Radio Sheffield 1968, presenter, reporter and commentator (football, boxing, tennis) BBC Network Radio Sports Dept 1968-71, football commentator and reporter BBC TV (incl Match of the Day, Sportsnight, Grandstand and other outside broadcasts) 1971-; major events as commentator: all World Cups 1974- (incl finals 1982-, commentator on record sixth World Cup Final Germany 2006), all Euro Championships 1976- (incl finals 1980-), FA Cup Final annually 1977- (commentator on record 25th FA Cup Final BBC 2004); writer and narrator over 20 football videos for BBC Enterprises 1987-, also numerous club histories and Match of the Day compilations; voted nation's favourite commentator Carling-Net website 1998
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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