• Metro Obits
    John Walker Motson was an English football commentator who was BBC’s voice of football for almost 40 years, covering more than 1,000 matches, including nine World Cups, nine European finals and 29 consecutive major cup finals throughout his career. Motson's career began as a newspaper reporter in Chipping Barnet and the Sheffield Morning Telegraph where he first covered football in the 1960s. In 1971 after he had participated in a local radio experiment for the BBC covering football, tennis and...  more