Five Live: more Premier League commentary than anyone else
Five Live Football Daily podcast launched
Tim Lovejoy joins 606
BBC Radio Five Live will carry commentary on more Premier League football than any
other UK broadcaster in the new 2007-8 football season.
And Five Live will also feature commentary on Champions League, FA Cup, the
Coca Cola Football League, internationals and Carling Cup matches on Five Live and
its sister digital station BBC Five Live Sports Extra.
Five Live and Sports Extra will have an average of six Premier League commentary games per week – a massive 192 live commentary games over the
The season kicks off with the Community Shield on Sunday 5 August as Chelsea
take on Manchester United at the new Wembley Stadium.
from Ian Brown and John Murray with Mark Lawrenson.
On the 606 phone-in Spoony takes
callers giving their early take on the first forays into the new season
In addition, from Sunday to Thursday, the Five Live football daily podcast will provide a complete round-up of the day's football news and post-match
comment after the day's action.
The Five Live Football Daily, voiced by Mark
Saggers, the host of Five Live Sport, will be available Sunday to Thursday from
Tim Lovejoy joins 606 as the new host of the biggest football phone-in
and online community in the UK each Wednesday. Tim takes callers on his
first 606 programme on 8 August at 10pm.
Alan Green hosts the Saturday 606 from 6 to 8 pm
and Spoony hosts the Sunday edition from 6 to 7pm.
Download the podcast at
Radio Five Live will provide the best commentary and insight from its
roster of commentators and pundits including...
Notes to Editors
You can listen to BBC Radio Five Live via
909 & 693 AM; digital radio; digital tv; and bbc.co.uk/fivelive.
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