Simon Brotherton is a sports commentator for the BBC, appearing on Match of the Day and BBC Radio Five Live.
Brotherton was still at school when he began his career with BBC local radio and developed further while he was studying at Birmingham University where he joined Birmingham’s local BBC radio station WM.
In 1990 Brotherton joined the BBC network, where, as well as commentating on the Premier League, he has commentated on a variety of football tournaments including the FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 1996, UEFA Euro 2000, UEFA Euro 2004, the African Cup of Nations, the UEFA Champions League Final and the UEFA Cup Final.
He has also reported from the Tour de France races, Formula One coverage, World Championship Boxing, Athletics and Major League Baseball’s World Series.
In 2013 he became the lead BBC commentator for the World Track Cycling Championships, following Hugh Porter’s retirement.
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