Eilidh Barbour joins Sky Sports for 2019/20 SPFL football season

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Eilidh Barbour joins Sky Sports for 2019/20 SPFL football season
Updated on Friday 10 May 2019 by @TVNewsroom

Eilidh Barbour will join Sky Sports for the 2019-20 football season.

Barbour will present live coverage of all 30 SPFL games next season, including every Old Firm derby.

“I’m very excited to be part of the Sky Sports team bringing the excitement of the Scottish Premiership to screens across the country,” said Eilidh.

“It’s a privilege to front something that is so close to my heart. I’m very grateful for the opportunity and can’t wait for the new season to start.”

Barbour brings a wealth of experience to the role having presented on multiple events including the Premier League, FA Cup and The Masters. The presenter will continue to work for the BBC, presenting on Football Focus, Final Score and the broadcaster’s golf coverage.

Hayley McQueen will present the final two games of the SPFL season, including the season finale between Celtic and Hearts, before heading off on maternity leave.

Gary Hughes, head of Sky Sports Football added: “Eilidh is a fantastic broadcaster who has covered Scottish football for a number of years.

“Her passion for the sport and deep-rooted knowledge of the Scottish game make her a fantastic addition to our team.”

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