Jon Champion is a soccer commentator for ESPN. One of the United Kingdom’s most acclaimed and respected football announcers, he first began working for ESPN in 2009 in the U.K. In 2019, Champion joined ESPN full-time and moved to the United States to be the lead play-by-play voice for Major League Soccer. Over the past 20 years, Champion’s voice has become synonymous with English football around the world.
Fernando Palomo – Play-by-play commentator for Mexican National Team matches on ESPN (El Tri on ESPN). Derek Rae – ESPN International’s soccer play-by-play commentator currently based in the United Kingdom. Stewart Robson – Former Arsenal FC player, Robson played 14 years of top-flight professional football in England.
Mark Donaldson is a Scottish sports commentator. He currently works as a play-by-play commentator on tennis and soccer games and reports on major golf events for ESPN. In addition, he also co-hosts the baseball show Caps Off for the UK's BT Sports.
This is a list of media commentators and writers in the United Kingdom on the sport of Association football. A number of football players have had a second career as writers or commentators. However, many commentators never played the game at a professional level such as Dale Rowlinson, Gaz Mallachan yet they have gone on to become famous names ...
D.C. United: Dave Johnson (primary) Russ Thaler (during Johnson's Washington Wizards assignments) Devon McTavish (primary) Joanna Lohman (during McTavish's absences) Claudia Pagán NBC Sports Washington: Moises Linares WZDC-DT2 (Spanish TV) FC Cincinnati: Tom Gelehrter Kevin McCloskey Alex Stec WSTR WCKY (English Radio) Inter Miami CF: Andres Cordero Ray Hudson
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The games are produced by the USL, and commentary is provided by Mike Watts and Devon Kerr. College Soccer. ESPN regularly airs college soccer on ESPNU, SEC Network, ACC Network, and Longhorn Network. Jenn Hildreth is the lead commentator for women's soccer coverage.
The main broadcaster in the United Kingdom is Sky Sports, who broadcast 115 of the 138 televised games in the UK, as well as full match highlights of a 3pm Saturday kick-off on its Football First programme on Saturday evenings. The other 23 games are shown by ESPN, who also provide mobile phone highlights. The BBC shows weekly highlights of the ...
Born: Exact date unknown, 1954 (Portsmouth, United Kingdom) Career: 1982-present. Sports: Soccer, boxing. Primary networks: BBC/Sky Sports, ESPN, BT Sport. Bottom Line: Ian Darke. The most recognizable British sports announcer of all time is Ian Darke. And his work ethic alone gets him on the list.