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Meet the A Question of Sport Regulars

Sue Barker

Sue Barker
Sue Barker
DOB: 19/4/1956.
Grand Slams: 1, French Open 1976.
Most likely to say: 'Do you understand, Phil?!'

Sue, the former French Open tennis champion, has presented A Question of Sport since 1997.

Described by her coach Arthur Roberts as ‘a natural athlete with an especially potent forehand’, Sue won the French Open in 1976 when she was only 20.

QS - Sue as Mystery Guest

In the following year she reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon. This helped her reach a career high world ranking of number four.

Sue began her television career with Channel Seven in Australia.

Since joining the BBC, Sue has presented many great sporting events, including the Summer and Winter Olympics, Wimbledon, Grandstand and Sports Review of the Year.

All this and her weekly jousting with Phil and Matt on A Question of Sport.


Phil Tufnell

Phil Tufnell
Phil Tufnell
DOB: 29/4/1966.
121 wickets in 42 Tests.
Most likely to say: 'What's his name, oh I know his name.'

As a slow left-arm orthodox spin bowler, Phil played 42 Tests and 20 One Day Internationals for England between 1990 and 2001, as well as 316 first-class matches.

Tuffers could be inspiring with the ball, taking 11-93 against Australia at the Oval in 1997 (for which he won the Man of the Match award after England won by 19 runs). Phil also took seven wickets in an innings against the West Indies at the Oval in 1990. He took 121 Test wickets.

QS - Phil stumped by Warne

Nicknamed 'The Cat' due to his tendency to sleep in the dressing room, he was also called 'Two Sugars' due to his love of tea.

During his long career, spanning over a decade with Middlesex, Phil achieved a great feat in taking more than 1,000 first class wickets in the English game.

Phil took over the captaincy reigns from Ally McCoist in February 2008.


Matt Dawson

Matt Dawson
Matt Dawson
DOB: 31/10/1972.
England World Cup winner, 2003.
Most likely to say: I haven't a Scooby!

Matt is a former London Wasps, Northampton Saints, England and British & Irish Lions scrum half who was part of England's World Cup winning side in 2003.

Making his England debut in 1995 against Samoa, Matt won 77 England caps scoring 16 tries in the process.

In 2000, in the absence of Martin Johnson, Matt captained a victorious England at the Six Nations Championship and was part of the side that retained the title a year later.

QS - When Matt met Ricky

Matt was ever present in the England side that defeated all three of the southern hemisphere sides in the autumn of 2002 to become number one in the world. Matt's finest moment, however, was as part of the England team that won the World Cup under the noses of the hosts, Australia, in November 2003.

He made a dramatic start to his British Lions career scoring a remarkable match-winning try against South Africa in the First Test in Durban in 1997. He subsequently toured Australia with the Lions in 2001, followed by New Zealand in 2005.

Matt played Cricket for Buckinghamshire Under-18s as a wicketkeeper-batsman and played Football for Chelsea Schoolboys as a winger before deciding to concentrate on Rugby Union.




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