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Marcus BucklandMarcus presents the Matchday Programme on Saturdays from 1pm.
...Marcus Buckland Marcus
presents the Matchday Programme every Saturday from 1pm.Marcus
brings a wealth of broadcasting experience behind him.
The Matchday Programme will cover the week's major talking points, as well as looking forward to the big games of the afternoon.Marcus
will talk to our commentators and pundits at the grounds, ensuring that you are aware of any late changes to the team sheet and whether the star player has passed that late fitness test.Marcus joined Sky Sports from BBC Radio 5 Live at the start of the 1997-98 season to present live coverage of the Nationwide Football League.He
has become a well-known face on Sky presenting 260 live games from all three divisions of the League during the past four seasons of coverage.Marcus began his broadcasting career as a sports reporter and commentator at Radio Merseyside.He joined BBC Radio Sport in 1992 where he covered the FA Carling Premiership, Nationwide League and European matches on Radio 5's The Tuesday Match and provided sports bulletins for BBC Radio 1, 2 & 4.He
also presented Radio 5 Live's flagship programme, Sport on 5, on Saturday afternoons.Marcus was a BBC radio commentator for the Grand Slam tennis events and his work took him all over the world.
In 1996, as a commentator at the Olympic Games he
was one of the first reporters at the scene of the Atlanta bomb.
As well as the Nationwide League
has presented matches from the Copa America tournament and the Cricket World Cup in 1999.
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MARCUS BUCKLAND Marcus Buckland
has been one of Sky Sports main presenters since 1997.He
currently hosts the Prem Plus Pay per view games with George Graham and has hosted more than 500 live matches since arriving from the BBC
is also part of Sky's International cricket coverage and has fronted rugby and boxing programmes as well. Marcus spent 9 years at the BBC joining straight from University in 1988 on a post-graduate scheme and spent time at Radio Norfolk, Radio Nottingham and Radio Gloucestershire before being offered a full-time job at Radio Merseyside where he stayed for three years.
In 1992 he
was a regular contributor to Radios 1,2,4 and principally 5 live.He
specialised in football and tennis, covering all the Grand Slam tournaments and was part of their Olympic coverage at Atlanta in 1996.
A year later he
made the move into television but retains a love of Radio and has had his
own show on the Capital Network (the Nationwide Matchday Programme) for the past two years. He is a regular voice-over artist and spends his spare-time trying to improve his golf handicap and cheering on Spurs.He's
also an enthusiastic if inconsistent all-rounder for Kew Cricket Club
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His name is Marcus Buckland and he makes millions working for Sky Sports, the Murdoch-owned network which is more expensive than a suite at the Palace Hotel but not even one tenth the fun.
Buckland is a Brit, but not the kind of Brit we see vomiting around Greek and Spanish resorts; you know the type... shaven head, enormous beer belly, tattoos all over, and speaking an incomprehensive language more used by gorillas than humans.
hinted last week that Federer was arrogant, hence his having fallen to the world's number two ranking.
Here's why Buckland
gets on my nerves.
Saying stupid things on the air in order to draw attention to one's self is one thing.
Reversing facts and obvious truths is another.
has spent too much time blow-drying his
hair to play sports.
doesn't understand that an athlete undergoes an early death - the death of his
talent - usually around his
still looks fine, but he
is a step slower, his
eye less keen, and he
knows that the hungry generations are preparing to tread him down.
Mark Buckland, Manager
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