Soccer reporter known for hosting Football Focus as well as Afternoon Edition. He also hosts Songs of Praise, a religious show.
He attended the University of Sheffield, earning an undergraduate degree in History and a master's in Journalism. He then worked for Key 103, a Manchester radio station.
He covered the 2010 FIFA World Cup while traveling in a double-decker bus, a trip that covered nearly 4,000 miles. He's a fan of Crawley Town FC.
His father was a Baptist preacher. He got married in 2001 and has three kids.
He was a friend of Gary Speed and had the soccer player on Football Focus the day before he died.