Gary Lineker

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Moneybags: with tense trivia and total chaos, Craig Charles is the new king of TV quizzing
No matter the show or the channel, you’re guaranteed a fiftysomething man asking the questions. Gary Lineker and Ian Wright give it their best shot – but Charles is a revelation

Joel Golby

06, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Gary Lineker: ‘Diego was a mixed-up mess, but what a lovely guy’
Before Sunday’s clásico, the former Barça striker on Maradona, Messi and why he thought he’d ‘fluked’ it all the way to the top

Sid Lowe in Madrid

23, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Zoe Ball’s pay cut means BBC’s highest-paid star is still a man
Radio 2 breakfast show presenter felt it was inappropriate to earn £1.36m during pandemic, says corporation

Jim Waterson Media editor

06, Jul, 2021 @2:22 PM

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‘Time to act’: Former players demand independent regulator for football
A number of leading voices within football, including Micah Richards, Gary Lineker and Gary Neville, have a launched a campaign to secure an independent regulator for the English game

Paul MacInnes

17, May, 2021 @9:43 AM

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Gary Lineker’s political tweets could help him avoid £4.9m tax bill
Presenter’s tweets on Brexit and Tories could form part of case that he is not a typical BBC or BT Sport employee

Jim Waterson Media editor

07, May, 2021 @1:32 PM

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San Marino need support, not derision from fans with delusions of grandeur | Barry Glendenning
Playing in a pre-qualifying league with fellow minnows would help them to improve and also benefit more established teams

Barry Glendenning

29, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Who will be the new FA chairman? Six candidates to replace Greg Clarke
Gary Lineker said he is ‘not a great organiser’ but the other potential runners for the FA’s top job have outstanding CVs

Ed Aarons

11, Nov, 2020 @5:31 PM

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BBC journalists told not to 'virtue signal' in social media crackdown
News staff warned against backing campaigns or giving views on controversial policies

Jim Waterson Media editor

29, Oct, 2020 @1:44 PM

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Support grows for Marcus Rashford's free school meals campaign
Politicians and celebrities of all stripes come out in support of plan rejected by government

Sally Weale, Patrick Butler and Heather Stewart

23, Oct, 2020 @7:49 AM

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Alex Scott gets racist abuse over Question of Sport speculation
Pundit targeted after Gary Lineker suggested she was joining BBC’s new-look lineup

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

18, Sep, 2020 @10:47 AM

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No justification for huge BBC salaries | Letters
Letters: The £1m-plus pay packages of staff such as Gary Lineker and Zoe Ball will lead to opposition to the licence fee, writes Susan Castles. Plus letters from Marian Spathaky and Roger Cook


17, Sep, 2020 @4:51 PM

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Gary Lineker agrees £400,000 BBC pay cut and to tweet more carefully
All corporation staff to be bound by strict new social media guidelines within weeks

Jim Waterson Media editor

15, Sep, 2020 @5:21 PM

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