Gary Lineker

BBC licence fee to increase by £3 from April
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In Brief

BBC licence fee to increase by £3 from April

Announcement follows calls for the fee to be made voluntary
4 Feb 2020
What’s on this weekend? From The Kingmaker to SPOTY
Imelda Marcos
In Review

What’s on this weekend? From The Kingmaker to SPOTY

Your guide to what’s worth seeing and reading this weekend
13 Dec 2019
Why Gary Lineker is the centrists' choice
BBC pundit Gary Lineker
In Depth

Why Gary Lineker is the centrists' choice

As the parties drift to the left and right, have they left a gap for a dashing centre-forward?
30 Jun 2017
Were Leicester right or wrong to sack Claudio Ranieri?
Claudio Ranieri Leicester City
In Depth

Were Leicester right or wrong to sack Claudio Ranieri?

The board have been branded 'snakes' for firing title-winning boss, but others say the fairytale was already over
24 Feb 2017
Andy Murray wins broken trophy as SPOTY 'defies parody'
Jason Kenny and Laura Trott
In Depth

Andy Murray wins broken trophy as SPOTY 'defies parody'

The winner was unanimous but the 'mawkish' BBC end-of-year spectacular failed to win over all the critics
19 Dec 2016
Heroes of 2016
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Heroes of 2016

16 Dec 2016
Olympics on TV: Clare Balding to host evening coverage
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Olympics on TV: Clare Balding to host evening coverage

Presenter replaces Gary Lineker, but Rio time difference means big events will be screened in early hours
3 Aug 2016

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Pundits and fans slam 'rubbish' England after Iceland defeat
England v Iceland
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Pundits and fans slam 'rubbish' England after Iceland defeat

Three Lions' darkest Euro 2016 hour has been greeted with derision, recriminations and jibes
28 Jun 2016
Euro 2016: Record number watch England v Wales online
Gary Lineker Euro 2016
In Depth

Euro 2016: Record number watch England v Wales online

Millions log on from their office desks to join Gary Lineker and his 'boyband' of pundits
17 Jun 2016
Gary Lineker ready to strip if Leicester win the league
BBC pundit Gary Lineker
In Brief

Gary Lineker ready to strip if Leicester win the league

Match of the Day host will present show in his underpants - and he's not the only one who could be making a forfeit
27 Apr 2016
Lineker, Gerrard and Mourinho the star turns for BT Sport
BT Sport team: Humphrey, Lineker, Gerrard
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Lineker, Gerrard and Mourinho the star turns for BT Sport

Digital broadcaster has assembled a 'blockbuster' team for next season's Champions League coverage
9 Jun 2015
Pearson in Lineker tax dig as Leicester row continues
Manager of Leicester City Nigel Pearson exchanges words with James McArthur of Crystal Palace
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Pearson in Lineker tax dig as Leicester row continues

War of words erupts between amiable TV host and man who fended off a pack of wolves with a stick
10 Feb 2015
Match of the Day lives as BBC wins Premier League highlights
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Match of the Day lives as BBC wins Premier League highlights

BBC pays £204m for football rights until 2019, but Lineker could moonlight on BT Sport
30 Jan 2015
ENGLAND: Rooney sinks Scotland in Glasgow
Wayne Rooney celebrating scoring during the international friendly football match between Scotland and England
In Review

ENGLAND: Rooney sinks Scotland in Glasgow

Man United striker closes in on Bobby Charlton's goal record with a brace at Celtic Park
19 Nov 2014
Rooney can overtake Greaves as England await Scotland test
Wayne Rooney of England in action during the EURO 2016 Qualifier Group E match between England and Slovenia
In Review

Rooney can overtake Greaves as England await Scotland test

Skipper struck 44th England goal against Slovenia and prepares to lead the Auld Enemy in Glasgow
17 Nov 2014
Rooney to overtake Greaves, Lineker and Charlton by 2016
Wayne Rooney
In Review

Rooney to overtake Greaves, Lineker and Charlton by 2016

England captain can start 12-month goal-rush against San Marino tonight
9 Oct 2014
Desperate England can't even beat the Great British Bake Off
England's Calum Chambers and Norway's Stefan Johansen
In Review

Desperate England can't even beat the Great British Bake Off

After an awful World Cup it's a dismal return to action for Roy Hodgson's men
4 Sep 2014
Lineker calls for World Cup boycott over Fifa 'corruption'
BBC pundit Gary Lineker
In Brief

Lineker calls for World Cup boycott over Fifa 'corruption'

Football's governing body is 'nauseating' and Sepp Blatter is a 'dictator', says presenter
4 Aug 2014
Hansen says Walcott 'football brain' jibe is his one regret
TV pundit and Liverpool icon Alan Hansen
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Hansen says Walcott 'football brain' jibe is his one regret

Pundit bows out by admitting he was wrong to question Arsenal winger's ability
16 Jul 2014
Roy Keane quits ITV in another World Cup walk out
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In Depth

Roy Keane quits ITV in another World Cup walk out

World Cup whispers: Keane stays at home, Poyet warns England & Lineker warns Rooney
3 Jun 2014
VIDEO: Kylie and Jason reunited
Kylie Minogue
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VIDEO: Kylie and Jason reunited

BBC charity evening raises £51m as 1980s pop couple sing Especially For You for first time in 25 years
22 Mar 2014
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