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Simon Brotherton

Simon Charles Brotherton is a sports commentator for the BBC, appearing on Match of the Day and BBC Radio Five Live, as well as BT Sport television. Brotherton was still at school when he began his career with BBC Local Radio and developed further while he was studying at Birmingham University where he joined Birmingham's local BBC radio station WM. In 1990 Brotherton joined the BBC network, where, as well as commentating on the Premier League, he has commentated on a variety of football tournaments including the FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 1996, UEFA Euro 2000, UEFA Euro 2004, the African Cup of Nations, the UEFA Champions League Final and the UEFA Cup Final. More...

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Last 5 matches worked on by Simon Brotherton (see all)

DateMatchCompetitionChannelRoleLanguage
06/05/2021Arsenal v VillarrealUEFA Europa LeagueWorld FeedMain CommentatorEnglish
02/05/2021Montpellier v St EtienneFrench Ligue 1BT Sport 1 / HDMain CommentatorEnglish
01/05/2021AC Milan v BeneventoItalian Serie AWorld FeedMain CommentatorEnglish
29/04/2021Villarreal v ArsenalUEFA Europa LeagueWorld FeedMain CommentatorEnglish
25/04/2021Mönchengladbach v Arminia BielefeldGerman 1. BundesligaBT Sport 3 / HDMain CommentatorEnglish


Top 20 channels worked on by Simon Brotherton


ChannelOccassions
BBC Radio 5 Live196
BBC Match of the Day159
World Feed96
BBC Match of the Day 256
BT Sport 1 / HD17
BT Sport 2 / HD8
BBC (highlights)8
BBC League Cup Show7
BT Sport Extra 57
BT Sport ESPN / HD7
BT Sport 3 / HD6
DAZN Canada [$] (geo/R)6
ESPN+ USA [$] (geo/R)5
B/R Live5
Sky Sports *RED button5
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra4
BT Sport Extra 24
BBC *RED button3
BT Sport Extra 43
BBC One / HD3

Top 20 teams worked on by Simon Brotherton


TeamOccassions
Arsenal107
Chelsea61
Manchester United59
Tottenham56
Aston Villa35
Liverpool34
Everton28
West Ham United26
Newcastle United21
West Bromwich Albion21
Manchester City20
Brighton H.A.17
Crystal Palace17
Fulham17
Leicester City15
Blackburn Rovers15
Southampton15
Watford13
Birmingham City11
Swansea City10

Top 20 people worked with by Simon Brotherton


PersonOccassions
Ian Brown34
John Murray33
Alan Green31
Graham Taylor22
Mark Lawrenson17
Mike Ingham16
Conor McNamara16
Stewart Robson14
Steve Claridge14
Pat Nevin13
Tony Dorigo11
David Pleat10
Mark Bright10
Gavin Peacock9
Ian Dennis8
Adam Virgo8
Clive Allen8
Nigel Spackman8
Nigel Adderley7
Matthew Upson7


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