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Ian Darke is a football commentator on BT Sport.

Darke was previously one of Sky’s “Big Four” football commentators alongside Martin Tyler, Alan Parry and Rob Hawthorne.

He was also the main commentator for Sky’s big boxing fights and along with Jim Watt, covered some of the biggest fights involving British boxers.

Darke worked for nearly ten years on BBC Radio covering boxing, athletics and football, before moving to Sky Sports in 1992 to commentate on the newly formed FA Premier League. He was the number two to lead commentator Martin Tyler and was the main commentator for Ford Monday Night Football.

At the start of the 2013–14 Premier League season, Darke joined the BT Sport team as a commentator for English Premier League matches. He can also be heard on the Premier League world feed. He commentated on the 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2019 FA Cup Final.

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