Eilidh Barbour

  • BBC Sports Presenter- Football Focus, MOTD 2 Extra, BBC Golf
  • BBC Sports Reporter – Final Score
  • BT Sports Presenter & Reporter
  • FA Cup Draw presenter – BBC Sport
  • PFA Awards presenter 2017
  • Professional Footballer for Partick Thistle FC

Eilidh is one of the rising stars in sports broadcasting presenting and reporting from sporting events up and down the country and further afield.

Eilidh can regularly be heard reporting from Premier League grounds for BBC Final Score and live FA Cup matches whilst is charged with asking the questions as trackside reporter for BT Sport in their Champions League coverage as well as live Scottish Premiership and Scottish League Cup matches. 

As a presenter, she has fronted Football Focus, Match of the Day 2 Extra, FA Cup draws and FA Cup highlights programmes for BBC Sport as well as Sportscene Results on BBC Scotland. She is also recently the new face of BBC’s Golf coverage.

Eilidh has worked at major sporting events such as Euro 2016, the Women’s World Cup 2015 for BBC Sport and was part of BBC 5Live’s commentary team at events such as The Open Championship, PGA Championship and Ryder Cup. On top of this she was also the voice over for the world feed for the Common Wealth games. She also has a keen interest in rugby broadcasting from Scotland internationals for BBC 5Live, as presenter for Women’s Six Nations highlights on BBC Sport and is a regular event host for Glasgow Warriors.

Away from the day job, Eilidh can often be found on the golf course, kicking a ball around or hiking in the Scottish mountains.