FOOTBALL: UEFA Euro 2012 – Live on the BBC

May 30, 2012

It is the biggest ever summer of sport on the BBC, and the UEFA European Football Championships in Poland and Ukraine will take centre stage throughout the whole of June, with extensive TV, radio and online coverage.

Kicking off on June 8 and culminating with the final in Kiev on July 1, the BBC TV’s coverage of the continent’s showpiece event will be led once again by Gary Lineker, with 16 live games to broadcast on BBC One and BBC Three, including a potential England quarter final, both semi finals and the final.

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FOOTBALL: Harry Redknapp to join BBC Sport for Euro 2012

May 3, 2012

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is to join the BBC Sport team as a pundit for this summer’s European Football Championships.

Redknapp, who had been linked with the England manager’s job, will instead join up with BBC regulars Alan Hansen, Alan Shearer and Lee Dixon to offer expert analysis on the matches in Poland and Ukraine.

Kicking off on June 8, the BBC’s Euro 2012 coverage will be led by Gary Lineker, with special guests including Jurgen Klinsmann, Clarence Seedorf and David James.

BBC TV will show 16 live games, including a potential England quarter-finals, both semi-finals, and the final, shared with ITV, on July 1.

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