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John Motson
BBC Sport's John Motson in 1971 (left) and in 2005
John Motson
John has been a member of Match of the Day for nearly 30 years.

Motty joined the MOTD team as a 26-year-old and soon became one of its key commentators.

Between 1979 and 1994 he commentated on 29 consecutive cup finals - FA Cup, World Cup and European Championships.

Altogether John has covered over 1,500 matches for the BBC.



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