Andy Townsend bound for BBC Breakfast?

HomeSports CoverageAndy Townsend bound for BBC Breakfast?

Andy Townsend is being lined up for a move to BBC Breakfast in Salford.

According to The Daily Mirror, The former Republic of Ireland midfielder is set to replace sports presenter Chris Hollins, who has ruled out a move to Salford.

Townsend is currently working has a football pundit for ITV Football and recently covered the World Cup and UEFA Champions League.

A BBC source told the Daily Mirror: “Andy is the man they want if Chris doesn’t move.

“He is regarded as very composed, extremely knowledgeable and easy to understand. He’s really liked.”

BBC Breakfast is to locate to Salford, Manchester later this year.

Posted on Monday 18 April 2011
ITV Horse Racing

Day 3 of Royal Ascot takes place today – live on ITV. Due to Euro 2020, ITV’s main race coverage will be on ITV4 from 1.30pm, although the feature race – The Ascot Gold Cup – will be shown live… Read more

Euro 2020 - ITV Titles (23)

Denmark host Belgium in Group B of Euro 2020 today at Parken in Copenhagen. Belgium were impressive in their 3-0 victory over Russia on Saturday night, including two goals by striker Romelu Lukaku, but most of the attention so far… Read more

Euro 2020 - ITV Titles (32)

ITV will broadcast the opening Euro 2020 fixture of the day as Ukraine take on North Macedonia. This Group C contest will be held at the National Arena Bucharest. These countries last met during qualifying for Euro 2016, with Ukraine… Read more