Stan Collymore in transfer to TalkSport
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BBC Radio 5 Live (formerly styled BBC Radio Five Live) is the BBC's radio service providing live BBC News, phone-ins, and sports commentaries. football pundit An expert or knowledgeable person. From "pandit" in Hindi. See guru. Stan Collymore Stanley Victor Collymore (born January 22 1971 in Stone, Staffordshire) is a retired English footballer. Early career
A talented centre forward, Collymore started his career as an apprentice footballer with Walsall, and also Wolverhampton Wanderers, before being released to host his own nightly show on the station.
Collymore, who was highly regarded within Radio 5 Live, will transfer to the UTV-owned commercial station in time for Euro 2008, which begins on June 7.
The former England and Liverpool striker will present a nightly programme on TalkSport between 7pm and 10pm, as well as a Saturday show interviewing the top names in football.
He will also be a match summariser on the station's Barclays Premier League and Champions League football coverage from the next season, which begins in August.
The switch reunites Collymore with former Radio 5 Live managing editor Moz Dee, who left the BBC BBC
in full British Broadcasting Corp.
Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927. station last November to become TalkSport director of programmes.
"Stan is an intelligent and articulate commentator on the game who has experienced for himself the ups and downs ups and downs
Alternating periods of good and bad fortune or spirits.
ups and downs
alternating periods of good and bad luck or high and low spirits of football," said Dee. "He is a great addition to our team."
Collymore joins a stable of former players turned presenters on the station including Alan Brazil Alan Bernard Brazil (born June 15, 1959 in Simshill, Glasgow) is a former Scottish football player. He was a forward. Playing career
Alan started his career with Ipswich Town F.C. in 1977. , Ian Wright and Andy Townsend.
He said the move was a "dream come true". "The chance to host my own radio show coupled with regular magazine programming, Champions League and Barclays Premier League football is a great combination," Collymore said.
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