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#Match of the Day

# match-of-the-day - Friday 8 December, 2017

Do all football fans really want impartial analysis?

In modern sports coverage, bias is everywhere, except in the eye of the beholder, writes Tommy Martin.

# match-of-the-day - Monday 2 October, 2017

BBC explain how subtitling error led to Newcastle being labelled 'black and white scum' on MOTD2

‘There are times when unfortunate errors occur.’

# match-of-the-day - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Gary Lineker kept his promise and stripped down on Match of the Day tonight

But, was he technically true to his word?

# match-of-the-day - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Gary Lineker is just one Leicester win away from presenting MOTD in his jocks

The former England striker is likely regretting opening his mouth on Twitter last December.

# match-of-the-day - Sunday 14 February, 2016

The rugby star given a shot at the NFL and all the week's best sportswriting

Also, how Match of the Day has become relevant again and why Claudio Ranieri has been underestimated all these years.

# match-of-the-day - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Former Match of the Day presenter Jimmy Hill passes away RIP

Former Match of the Day presenter Jimmy Hill passes away

The iconic broadcaster has died aged 87.

# match-of-the-day - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Paul McShane hits back at Match of the Day amid diving claims

The Irish defender was involved in a contentious incident against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

# match-of-the-day - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Arsene Wenger would prefer to watch Match of the Day ‘with the sound off’

The Arsenal boss is not a fan of Gary Lineker it seems.

# match-of-the-day - Friday 20 February, 2015

Match of the Day have announced their latest celebrity pundit*

*Article also includes footage of that time Bertie Ahern appeared on The Premiership.

# match-of-the-day - Friday 30 January, 2015

# match-of-the-day - Sunday 4 January, 2015

The fashion police came to take Jimmy Bullard away this evening Disaster

The fashion police came to take Jimmy Bullard away this evening

“Think my shirt has broken my Twitter.”

# match-of-the-day - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Barry Davies will make a one off return to MOTD to mark its 50th anniversary

The retired commentator will return to the show for the first time in almost 10 years.

# match-of-the-day - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Phil Neville is Match Of The Day's newest signing

Despite his World Cup commentary, the BBC have stood by Phil Neville

# match-of-the-day - Monday 12 May, 2014

Alan Hansen is leaving MOTD after 22 years, so here are some of his best bits

The Scot appeared on the highlights programme for the final time last night.

# match-of-the-day - Sunday 23 March, 2014

# match-of-the-day - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Twitter erupts as Didi Hamann brands Yaya Toure 'a liability' Controversy This post contains images

Twitter erupts as Didi Hamann brands Yaya Toure 'a liability'

Will this be remembered as the ex-Liverpool star’s pen-throwing moment?

# match-of-the-day - Saturday 23 November, 2013

VIDEO: Olivier Giroud strike following goalkeeping howler helps Arsenal to victory

Artur Boruc won’t enjoy watching this on Match of the Day tonight.

# match-of-the-day - Friday 6 September, 2013

The rise and fall of Alan Hansen and Match of the Day

The BBC’s flagship football show has been struggling for relevancy for some time.

Will this be looked back on as Alan Hansen's most memorable moment?

The veteran pundit recently revealed that he plans to retire at the end of the season.

# match-of-the-day - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Someone at Match of the Day has no idea what Manchester United's players look like

Either that or they got a text from a mate at the pub and thought ‘sod it’.

# match-of-the-day - Saturday 3 August, 2013

17 of our favourite Eamon Dunphy quotes

The controversial Irish pundit has become renowned for making outlandish statements.

# match-of-the-day - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Mark Lawrenson to have 'reduced role' on Match of the Day this season

The BBC admit the former Ireland international won’t be on our screens as much this year.

# match-of-the-day - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie dumped by Telegraph after 'Alan Hansen protest'

The Match of the Day pundit voiced his displeasure.

# match-of-the-day - Saturday 6 April, 2013

25 sporting theme tunes that will make you feel nostalgic Playlist This post contains videos

25 sporting theme tunes that will make you feel nostalgic

Featuring Shakira, The Sunday Game and Gladiators, among others.

# match-of-the-day - Monday 11 March, 2013

Fans of Match of the Day and International SuperStar Soccer… Tony Gubba has died RIP

Fans of Match of the Day and International SuperStar Soccer… Tony Gubba has died

The long-serving commentator has passed away at the age of 69.

# match-of-the-day - Friday 17 August, 2012

Double signing: Redknapp and McCarthy join MOTD panel

The BBC have announced the capture of the pair for this season’s highlights show.

# match-of-the-day - Monday 14 May, 2012

Joey Barton denies his expletive-filled rant at Alan Shearer was designed to 'deflect attention'

“I really don’t like that p****, in fact I honestly despise him.”

# match-of-the-day - Monday 26 March, 2012

Muamba watches Bolton on MOTD - and falls asleep half way through

Fabrice Muamba has made good progress this weekend, watching television and even getting out of bed.

# match-of-the-day - Monday 16 January, 2012

Watch: Gary Lineker's autocue fails him during MOTD Whoops This post contains videos

Watch: Gary Lineker's autocue fails him during MOTD

Gary Lineker’s smug exterior temporarily dropped during a broadcast of Match of the Day on Saturday. At least we know it goes out live.

# match-of-the-day - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Alan Hansen apologises for Match of the Day 'coloured' gaffe Facepalm This post contains videos

Alan Hansen apologises for Match of the Day 'coloured' gaffe

The pundit said that he “deeply regrets” his poor choice of words during last night’s Match of the Day.

# match-of-the-day - Thursday 6 January, 2011

The weekly YouTube round up: because it's almost the weekend again Adrian Lewis This post contains videos

The weekly YouTube round up: because it's almost the weekend again

Take some time out. Here’s the virals this week .

# match-of-the-day - Friday 3 December, 2010

Golden boy Lineker: ‘I pooed on the pitch against Ireland’ World Cup Shocker This post contains videos

Golden boy Lineker: ‘I pooed on the pitch against Ireland’

First losing 2018 to Russia, now a second World Cup shocker grips England: the famously mild-mannered star crapped mid-match.

# match-of-the-day - Monday 23 August, 2010

SIR ALEX FERGUSON could face a fine of £1,000 per week if he refuses to end his boycott of BBC interviews after games. Ferguson has not spoken to the BBC since a 2004 documentary about his agent son, and the Premier League say the broadcaster is entitled to an interview.