BBC football presenters: hosts, pundits, commentators


Alan Shearer and Ian Wright will continue to act as match-of-the-day experts for the upcoming Premier League season

Away from the pitch and in the studio, the BBC will be at the forefront of the action with Football Focus, Final Score and Match of the Day.


The on-air TV football team will provide the build, analysis and highlights of the season’s biggest talking points, from title races to relegation battles – and everything in between.

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Here we take a look at all the presenters, pundits and commentators you can expect to hear from during the 31st Premier League season.

Alex Scott will host Football Focus in the 2022/23 season (Getty images)

Who will host Football Focus in the 2022/23 season?

Alex Scott will continue to moderate Football Focus in the 2022/23 season.


The former England international became Football Focus’s first permanent female presenter at the start of the 2021/22 season, replacing Dan Walker after 12 years at the helm.

Since retiring from football in 2018, Scott has had an incredibly successful media career, becoming the first female expert at the World Cup in 2018 and the first female expert at Sky Sports in the same year.


She has also co-hosted The One Show and Sports Relief.

Who will be the experts at Football Focus in the 2022/23 season?


We can expect to see some familiar faces at the Football Focus studio including Jermaine Jenas, Dion Dublin, Martin Keown and Michah Richards, all of whom will appear on the show over the course of the campaign.

One person who will not join them this season is Mark Lawrenson – a fixture at Football Focus in years past – who has confirmed he will not return as a pundit this season.


The former Liverpool and Preston North End footballer has been a member of Football Focus’ expert team since 1997. However, at the end of the 2021–22 season, he announced that he intended to retire from the show.

Who will host Final Score in the 2022/23 season?


Jason Mohammad will host Final Score this season.

Mohammed replaced Gabby Logan in 2013 and has been a Saturday afternoon staple ever since.


Presenters include Eilidh Barbour, Kelly Somers and Will Perry.

Who will be the final score experts for the 2022/23 season?


Jason Mohammad was joined in the studio last season by Dion Dublin, Martin Keown, Ashley Williams, Leon Osman, Jermain Beckford, Fara Williams and Stephen Warnock. It is expected that the majority of these guests will return in the 2022/23 season.

However, Garth Crooks will not return to Final Score next season. The former Tottenham striker has announced he will leave Final Score as he plans to retire from expert work. Crooks has been a regular pundit for the BBC since 1992 and was instrumental in the success of Final Score.


Who will host the Match of the Day in the 2022/23 season?

Gary Lineker is back at Match of the Day for another year.


The former Leicester City and Barcelona striker has presented the BBC’s flagship Premier League highlight show since 1999 and has established himself as one of the country’s most well-known presenters.

Lineker signed a contract extension with the BBC in 2020, which will see him continue hosting the show until 2025.


Sunday night’s highlights will be covered by Mark Chapman in Match of the Day 2. Chapman has been the show’s main host since 2013, when he replaced Colin Murray.

Who will be the match of the day experts for the 2022/23 season?


The match-of-the-day squad consists of Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer and former Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright.

You will be supported by a number of experienced experts throughout the season. Here’s a full list of the experts who are expected to be at the Match of the Day:

  • Micah Richards
  • Dion Dublin
  • Danny Murphy
  • Jermaine Jenas
  • Kevin Kilbane
  • Ashley Williams
  • Fara Williams
  • Joleon Lescott
  • Martin Keown
  • Rio Ferdinand
  • Karen Carney
Micah Richards, Alan Shearer and Gary Lineker will all be part of the match-of-the-day team this season. (Getty Images)

Who will be the commentators for the match of the day in the 2022/23 season?

Here’s a full list of commentators who will appear on Match of the Day during the Premier League campaign.

  • Guy Mowbray
  • John Roeder
  • Conor McNamara
  • Martin Fischer
  • Jonathan Pearce
  • Simon Brotherton
  • Robyn Cowen
  • Steve Bower
  • SteveWilson