Gary Lineker

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Gary Lineker accepts human rights award with call to show refugees more compassion
Match of the Day host was in Rome to receive a ‘Sport and Human Rights’ award from Amnesty International for ‘his strong commitment towards immigration and human rights issues’

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

24, May, 2023 @4:25 PM

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‘He doesn’t understand journalism’: ex-producer’s verdict on BBC director general Tim Davie
Rob Burley, a former head of the corporation’s live political coverage, lambasts Davie for waving through cuts and shedding experienced interviewers

Vanessa Thorpe

14, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Gary Lineker says government should not appoint BBC chair
Match of the Day presenter reacts to resignation of Richard Sharp over undeclared links to Boris Johnson loan

Esther Addley

28, Apr, 2023 @2:37 PM

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‘We all want to be Steve McQueen’: Gary Lineker on his MotD style, baggy jeans and who’ll win the league
As the presenter of Match of the Day, Lineker is renowned for his footballing insight and sharp dressing. He talks about wardrobe choices, being tempted to wear white trousers – and why he’d probably send that tweet again

Lauren Cochrane

24, Apr, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Gary Lineker among donors to appeal after charity allotment vandalised
BBC presenter contributes to £88,000 fund in response to attack on Carly Burd’s initiative to help feed vulnerable people in Essex

Nadeem Badshah

12, Apr, 2023 @9:35 PM

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Gary Lineker: it was factually accurate to call refugee policy cruel
Presenter stands by tweets likening home secretary’s language to 1930s Germany, after BBC impartiality row

Geneva Abdul

05, Apr, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Richard Sharp ‘unsuitable’ for chair, says former BBC boss
John Birt says appointment process for chairman ‘fatally flawed’ due to ‘cosiness’ of Boris Johnson loan

Rachel Hall

28, Mar, 2023 @7:16 PM

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Gary Lineker wins battle with HMRC over £4.9m tax bill
Tribunal rules TV host has not failed to pay any tax or national insurance as IR35 rules do not apply to him

Mark Sweney

28, Mar, 2023 @4:01 PM

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Why can’t the left speak out like Gary Lineker? | Letters
Letters: Shelagh Young, Gideon and Margaret Ben-Tovim and Dr David Drew respond to Nesrine Malik’s article about the failure of progressives to stand up firmly to racism

22, Mar, 2023 @6:30 PM

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Stop kicking the BBC on bias. A right turn was needed, but now it’s gone too far | Roger Harrabin
The corporation was left-leaning, but now it is terrified of attacks from the right. And that’s the biggest threat as it strives for impartiality, says the writer and former BBC environment analyst Roger Harrabin

Roger Harrabin

20, Mar, 2023 @3:12 PM

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The Gary Lineker affair was a warning: the culture war will come for us all in the end | Nesrine Malik
The government’s cruelty towards migrants isn’t a ringfenced issue, far from the lives of everyone else. In reality, nobody’s rights are safe, says Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

20, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘I’ve been silenced … literally’: Gary Lineker absent from BBC after losing voice
After returning to the BBC on Saturday, Gary Lineker will miss Sunday’s coverage due to a ‘nasty cold’, with Alex Scott stepping in

Reuters and Guardian sport

19, Mar, 2023 @1:37 PM

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