ITV have introduced their all-star punditry group for Euro 2020, with Gary Neville, Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane – who as soon as have been all on the centre of one in all soccer’s most well-known tunnel bust-ups – among the many massive names set to ship their evaluation.
Led by most important presenters Mark Pougatch and Seema Jaswal, ITV will tackle the BBC in a scores warfare, and have unveiled a number of stars amongst their employees.
Ian Wright, Graeme Souness and Ashley Cole are among the many common names taking over punditry duties in the course of the match, whereas there are a number of new additions with the likes of Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend and Celtic legend Scott Brown.
Mark Pougatch (centre left) and Seema Jaswal (centre proper) will entrance ITV’s Euro protection
Roy Keane is among the many massive names taking their place within the studio for this summer time’s Euros
Ian Wright will even be current all through the match, after ITV revealed their line-up
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Chelsea Women’s boss Emma Hayes can also be dipping her toes into the world of tv, whereas Nigel de Jong, Joe Ledley and Eni Aluko have been signed up too.
Viewers will hope that sparks will fly if Neville, Keane and Vieira ever share the identical studio, similar to they did again in 2005 when Keane furiously confronted Vieira within the Highbury tunnel earlier than Manchester United’s match at Arsenal.
Keane accused Vieira of making an attempt to bully Neville and the pair needed to be separated, with the Irishman telling his nice midfield rivals ‘I’ll see you on the market’ whereas jabbing his finger repeatedly in anger.
Sam Matterface is the channel’s lead commentator, and his predecessor Clive Tyldesley will even be on air, with Lee Dixon, the ever-popular Ally McCoist and John Hartson all on co-commentary duties all through the match.
The BBC host the primary three matches of the match, earlier than ITV get underway on June 12 with Belgium vs Russia at 8pm.
ITV have been boosted with two of England’s three group-stage matches although, displaying the Three Lions in opposition to each Scotland and the Czech Republic.
Seema Jaswal (proper) and Sam Matterface (left), pictured at a Chelsea awards night time in 2018, are two of ITV’s largest names throughout their Euro 2020 protection
ITV have secured maybe British tv’s largest pundit within the type of Gary Neville
Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend (proper) will even give his ideas for ITV this summer time
ITV’S FULL LINE-UP
Led by most important presenters Mark Pougatch and Seema Jaswal, as properly as Reshmin Chowdhury, ITV’s Euros squad will supply a wealth of perception, experience and opinion from a punditry line-up of Ian Wright, Roy Keane, Gary Neville, Patrick Vieira, Graeme Souness, Ashley Cole, Eni Aluko, Robert Earnshaw, Emma Hayes, Nigel de Jong, John Collins, Joe Ledley, Nadia Nadim, Scott Brown and Andros Townsend.
Commentary will come from Sam Matterface, Clive Tyldesley, Joe Speight, Seb Hutchinson and Tom Gayle, supported by co-commentators Lee Dixon, Ally McCoist and John Hartson.
ITV will as soon as once more make use of a referee analyst with former elite referee Peter Walton readily available to elucidate and make clear key selections.
Reporting in the course of the match will probably be Gabriel Clarke, Michelle Owen and Raman Bhardwaj.
Their matches will probably be proven throughout each ITV1 and ITV4, and reporters Gabriel Clarke, Michelle Owen and Raman Bhardwaj will probably be throughout the 11 host cities so as to add to the protection.
ITV will present 27 stay video games throughout a packed schedule all through the match, together with France vs Germany, Wales vs Italy, Scotland vs Croatia and Portugal vs Germany.
They even have first decide for the semi-finals and will present the ultimate alongside the BBC, as is customary at main tournaments.
Aside from their most important channel protection, ITV will even present a Euros Daily Show on their online ITV Hub service, as properly as a brand new present titled ‘Three Lions Raw’ online by way of their web site and on YouTube.
Palace winger Townsend has been employed to entrance a brand new podcast alongside most important host Pougatch, with 12 episodes throughout the match.
There will even be a refereeing knowledgeable readily available to offer readability on key selections, with BT Sport common Peter Walton transferring throughout to ITV for the match.
ITV’s punditry group will probably be up in opposition to the BBC, who final week revealed their personal line-up, fronted by Gary Lineker and together with Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry.
Alex Scott, Rio Ferdinand, Jermaine Jenas and Micah Richards are among the many Beeb’s different star names, whereas Jurgen Klinsmann and Cesc Fabregas have additionally been signed up.
Ashley Williams and Mark Hughes, in the meantime, will present a Welsh perspective for the Beeb, with Scots James McFadden and Shelley Kerr on board too.
Fan favorite Ally McCoist (left) is on co-commentary duties for ITV in the course of the match
The BBC have confirmed their broadcast line-up for the upcoming European Championship
|Date||Match||Kick Off (BST)||Broadcaster|
|June 11||Turkey v Italy||8pm||BBC|
|June 12||Wales v Switzerland||2pm||BBC|
|June 12||Denmark v Finland||5pm||BBC|
|June 12||Belgium v Russia||8pm||ITV|
|June 13||England v Croatia||2pm||BBC|
|June 13||Austria v North Macedonia||5pm||ITV|
|June 13||Netherlands v Ukraine||8pm||ITV|
|June 14||Scotland v Czech Republic||2pm||BBC|
|June 14||Poland v Slovakia||5pm||ITV|
|June 14||Spain v Sweden||8pm||BBC|
|June 15||Hungary v Portugal||5pm||ITV|
|June 15||France v Germany||8pm||ITV|
|June 16||Finland v Russia||2pm||BBC|
|June 16||Turkey v Wales||5pm||BBC|
|June 16||Italy v Switzerland||8pm||ITV|
|June 17||Ukraine v North Macedonia||2pm||ITV|
|June 17||Denmark v Belgium||5pm||ITV|
|June 17||Netherlands v Austria||8pm||BBC|
|June 18||Sweden v Slovakia||2pm||BBC|
|June 18||Croatia v Czech Republic||5pm||BBC|
|June 18||England v Scotland||8pm||ITV|
|June 19||Hungary v France||2pm||BBC|
|June 19||Portugal v Germany||5pm||ITV|
|June 19||Spain v Poland||8pm||BBC|
|June 20||Italy v Wales||5pm||ITV|
|June 20||Switzerland v Turkey||5pm||ITV|
|June 21||North Macedonia v Netherlands||5pm||ITV|
|June 21||Ukraine v Austria||5pm||ITV|
|June 21||Finland v Belgium||8pm||BBC|
|June 21||Russia v Denmark||8pm||BBC|
|June 22||Croatia v Scotland||8pm||ITV|
|June 22||Czech Republic v England||8pm||ITV|
|June 23||Slovakia v Spain||5pm||ITV|
|June 23||Sweden v Poland||5pm||ITV|
|June 23||Germany v Hungary||8pm||BBC|
|June 23||Portugal v France||8pm||BBC|