Legendary commentator John Motson will call time on his BBC career aged 72 after the conclusion of the current football season. The broadcaster, popularly known as 'Motty', is in his 50th consecutive year and has covered 10 World Cups, 10 European Championships, 29 FA Cup finals and more than 200 England games. Motson, known for his trademark sheepskin coats & encyclopaedic knowledge of the game, wants to
continue his links with the sport. He will commentate on 18 games over the course of the current Premier League season as part of a 'farewell tour' before a last appearance during the BBC's FA Cup final show in May 2018.