Sam Matterface

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  • Sports presenter and reporter

  • Football commentator

  • Voiceover artist

  • ITV, ITV Sport, TalkSPORT, Bet 365, Chelsea TV

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.

He spent seven football seasons there as the chief football commentator, Head of News and Sport, breakfast show host and programme controller, and he 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 eight 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.

Sam also commentated on the FA Cup, Africa Cup of Nations and Champions League football for ITV. He travelled to Brazil in 2014 as one of three main commentators for their coverage of the World Cup and the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He also commentated for ITV at the 2016 Euros in France.  

He was the commentator for ITV’s Dancing on Ice in 2018.

In 2018, Sam was nominated for the Football Supporters Federation ‘Commentator of the Year’.

Contact Sam Matterface’s agent: jo@tonguetiedmedia.co.uk

“The team at Tongue Tied Media have got my back. I know that, and that gives me the freedom to work and create. It’s a team of like-minded, highly motivated and committed people who strive to help their clients succeed. They are super connected and straight talking, and I love that I’m not just a client. I’m a friend.”

 
 
 
 

I (try to) live by these ten rules discovered in the staff quarters at Tate Modern.

1. Do one thing at a time. 2. Know the problem. 3. Learn to listen. 4. Learn to ask questions. 5. Distinguish sense from nonsense. 6. Accept change as inevitable. 7. Admit mistakes. 8. Say it simple. 9. Stay calm. 10. Smile.
— SAM MATTERFACE