Gary Lineker had ‘special arrangement with BBC’ over Twitter, agent claims

According to his agent, Gary Lineker had a “special arrangement” with the BBC that allowed him to speak out about the migrant crisis. Lineker made headlines last week after posting a series of tweets criticising the government’s illegal migration policy and comparing it to 1930s Germany. Concerns were raised about his lack of impartiality, despite … Read more

Gary Lineker issues NEW statement on refugees as he SETS for BBC Return

Gary Lineker praised the public’s “heartwarming” empathy for refugees as he expressed “delight” at returning to BBC screens. The Match of the Day host described his suspension as a “surreal few days” after expressing his political views on Twitter. The former England footballer was fired from his position as a presenter on Friday after comparing … Read more

BACKFIRED: Match Of The Day Watched By 500,000 More WITHOUT Gary Lineker

According to figures, Saturday night’s episode of Match of the Day (MOTD) garnered 2.58 million viewers despite the absence of presenters or commentary. The abbreviated programme, called Premier League Highlights, was watched by 500,000 more people than last week’s show and lasted only 20 minutes. The row regarding Gary Lineker’s criticism of the government’s policies … Read more