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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.

Tony Gubba. Credit: Laurence Griffiths/EMPICS Sport

ONE OF THE Premier League’s longest serving commentators, Tony Gubba, has passed away.

The 69-year-old, who worked for BBC on Match of the Day during his 40 years as a commentator, had fallen ill recently and it was confirmed this afternoon that he has died.

As well as being known for the likes of Grandstand and Sportsnight, Gubba was also the voice of popular computer game International Superstar Soccer.

In recent times, he has featured on reality TV show Dancing On Ice.

Here he is commentating on International SuperStar Soccer ’98:

YouTube credit: fermuniz

During the Carling Cup final 2007 and on Dancing On Ice:

YouTube credit: TalentShowreels

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