BREAKING NEWS: Jeff Stelling will LEAVE his role as Sky Sports Soccer Saturday presenter at the end of this season because it’s the ‘right time to move on’ – as presenter has to deal with the recent exits of longtime pundits Phil Thompson, Charlie Nicholas and Matt Le follows Tissier
- Jeff Stelling has announced that he will be leaving Sky Sports at the end of the season
- The 68-year-old has been at the helm of Football Saturday for more than 25 years
- Stelling previously called time in 2021 but remained as host of the program
Jeff Stelling has announced that he will be leaving Sky Sports and Soccer Saturday at the end of the season.
The legendary broadcaster has been a mainstay of Soccer Saturday on Sky, having first joined the program in 1994 under its original Sports Saturday title.
Stelling initially called time for his stint with Soccer Saturday in 2021, but returned for an additional season.
“I have been with Sky for over 30 years and have loved every moment of my time as part of the Soccer Saturday team,” said Stelling. Sky Sports.
Now is the right time to move on and give Sky Sports viewers a break from my relentless tirades, bad jokes and over the top celebrations of Hartlepool United goals. It’s been great fun – at least for me!’
Stelling’s departure from the beloved weekly broadcast follows that of his former co-presenters Phil Thompson, Charlie Nicholas and Matt Le Tissier.
The former players were sacked in August 2020, after Sky opted to revamp the programme, a decision Stelling called ‘one of my saddest days ever at Sky Sports’.
More to follow.
Jeff Stelling has announced that he will be leaving Sky Sports and Soccer Saturday at the end of the season