- Commentator / Presenter for Radio and TV
- ITV Sport
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Commentator and presenter for ITV and Talksport, Sam Matterface has everything football covered!
Sam began his career as a volunteer on a local hospital radio station in 1992, before starting in commercial radio with RTM Radio at 16. He went on to work at BBC Radio Kent, Capital Gold Sport and Wimbledon Football Club in the 90’s before taking the Head of Sport role at 107.4 the Quay in Portsmouth in 2001.
Sam spent seven football season’s as the Chief Football commentator, Head of News and Sport, Breakfast show host and ultimately Programme Controller and was on the three man shortlist for Commercial Radio Presenter of the year in 2006.
In the summer of 2007 he joined Sky Sports News as a Television anchor, presenting a range of programmes including transfer deadline specials with Jim White and breaking news segments.
In 2010 he was hired as the Chief Football Commentator for national radio station talkSPORT and has spent the last seven seasons covering Premier League, European and International football across over 15 countries.
He has commentated on two Champions League finals, the World Cup, the FA Cup Final, the European Championship Final, and the Europa League Final.
In 2011 ITV Sport hired Sam as a freelance commentator covering FA Cup, Africa Cup of Nations and Champions League football, he travelled to Brazil in 2014 as one of three main commentators for ITV’s coverage of the World Cup and commentated for ITV at the 2016 Euros in France. Most recently Sam also became ITV’s Dancing on Ice 2018 commentator!