English journalist and sportscaster who presented Sportsnight, Dancing On Ice, and the World Darts Championship.
He began his career working for a local newspaper in Lancanshire, and later reported for the Daily Mirror.
He was the third-longest serving football commentator for British television, presenting football for a full forty seasons.
He was married and divorced once, and had two daughters. He and his partner, Jenny, were together for fifteen years at the time of his death.
He and Barry Davies were both wildly popular football commentators.