Gary Lineker Set to Return as Match of the Day Presenter, Says BBC

Last Updated: March 13, 2023, 16:00 IST

Former British football player and BBC presenter Gary Lineker walks outside his home in London, Britain, March 12, 2023 (Photo Credit: Reuters)

This development comes after the BBC’s flagship football highlights show Match of the Day was cut short on Saturday

Gary Lineker will return as presenter of flagship BBC football show Match of the Day, the broadcaster said Monday, ending a crisis sparked by his criticism of the UK government’s new asylum policy.

“Gary is a valued part of the BBC and I know how much the BBC means to Gary, and I look forward to him presenting our coverage this coming weekend,” said BBC director-general Tim Davie

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