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Sports Speakers

Ade Adepitan
Ade Adepitan
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Ade Adepitan MBE is a Paralympic champion, popular TV presenter & motivational speaker. After being struck with polio as a child, Ade
Alan Brazil
Alan Brazil
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Ex footballer Alan Brazil co presents Talksport radio’s 'Breakfast Show'. In the past Alan would present with Mike “Porky” Parry.
Alan Hansen
Alan Hansen
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Best known for being as uncompromising in his view of players’ performances from the studio, as he was leading the
Alan Mullery
Alan Mullery
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A Former England footballer, manager and Pundit for Radio and TV. Alan Mullery joined Fulham after leaving school at the
Alastair Cook
Alastair Cook
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Sir Alastair Cook is a former England Captain, who enjoyed an illustrious career as an opening batsmen. Cook holds various
Alec Stewart
Alec Stewart
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England’s most capped test cricketer of all time! When Alec Stewart was in full flow, there were few who could compete
Alex Scott
Alex Scott
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Alex Scott has become one of the most recognised female faces in football; being a former footballer and now soccer
Allan Lamb
Allan Lamb
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Allan Lamb played cricket for Northamptonshire and England; amassing 4,654 test runs, with 14 centuries and 33,502 first class runs
Amy Williams
Amy Williams
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Amy Williams is probably best known as Britain’s gold medal heroine at the Winter Olympic Games in 2010 in Vancouver.
Andrew Castle
Andrew Castle
Guest Spealer
Andrew Castle is best known as a commentator on Wimbledon, and other tennis tournaments. He joined GMTV as a presenter in
Andrew Flintoff
Andrew Flintoff
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‘Freddie’ Andrew Flintoff MBE is the Former England Cricket Captain, and one of the UK’s favourite sports characters. Born in
Andrew Strauss
Andrew Strauss
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Andrew Strauss is one of only three England cricket captains, to lead his side to Ashes victory both home and
Barry McGuigan
Barry McGuigan
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Barry McGuigan is a legend in the boxing arena and a massive personality outside of it. He was the best in
Bob ‘The Cat’ Bevan MBE
Bob ‘The Cat’ Bevan MBE
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Bob 'The Cat' Bevan MBE is a top corporate comedian, tailoring his act to the characters in the audience. Besides
Bob Champion
Bob Champion
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Bob Champion was a successful national hunt jockey; winning the Grand National on Aldaniti 1981, after recovering from cancer. His
Bob Mills
Bob Mills
Comedian
Bob Mills has been an established figure on the national comedy scene for over 25 years. He gained a strong
Bradley Wiggins
Bradley Wiggins
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One of Britain’s greatest Olympians, Sir Bradley Wiggins is an accomplished track and road cyclist. One of the most famous
Brendan Foster CBE
Brendan Foster CBE
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Brendan’s athletics career, saw him amass an impressive array of championship medals: Commonwealth Games 1500m Bronze (1970), 5000m Silver (1974
Bruce Grobbelaar
Bruce Grobbelaar
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South African born goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar, was one of the most recognised football stars of his generation. He played the
Bruno & Richardson
Bruno & Richardson
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Bruno & Richardson - a Former Heavyweight World Champion and a BBC Radio sports presenter. Drawing on a deep friendship,
Bryan Robson
Bryan Robson
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Bryan Robson OBE is an English football manager and a former player. He began his career with West Bromwich Albion
Chris Kamara
Chris Kamara
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Chris Kamara is a retired English football player and manager, who was born in 1957. Known as Kammy, he played
Chris Waddle
Chris Waddle
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Chris Waddle is one of the country’s most recognised football stars, of the 80's and 90's; and as such is
Clare Balding
Clare Balding
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Clare Balding is seen as, the first lady of TV sport. The former champion jockey, hosts her own show on
Clive Tyldesley
Clive Tyldesley
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Clive Tyldesley is a British sports commentator. Clive took over as ITV's principal commentator, from the late Brian Moore; following the
Colin Jackson
Colin Jackson
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As former World, European and Commonwealth 110m hurdles champion; Colin Jackson is one of the most successful British athletes of
Colin McMillan
Colin McMillan
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Colin McMillan was born in London's Hackney Hospital, on 12th February 1966. A few years later he and his family,
Colin Montgomerie
Colin Montgomerie
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Colin Montgomerie OBE is a Scottish professional golfer. He has won a record eight European Tour Order of Merit titles,
Daley Thompson
Daley Thompson
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Daley Thompson CBE - The World's Greatest All Round Athlete. Motivational and Teamwork Speaker. Daley Thompson claims more decathlon honours than
Damon Hill
Damon Hill
Guest Speaker
It is not easy having a famous father and even harder to succeed in a field in which they have
Dan Walker
Dan Walker
Guest Speaker
;Dan Walker is a BBC sports presenter and reporter. He currently hosts BBC1 Saturday football preview show Football Focus; regularly
Danny Baker
Danny Baker
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Danny Baker is an English, journalist, comedy writer, radio DJ and screenwriter. Since the late 1970's, he has worked for
Danny Kelly
Danny Kelly
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Danny Kelly is a music journalist, sports presenter, and internet publisher. He is the former editor of the music weekly
David Dein
David Dein
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David Dein is a football entrepreneur and businessman. David joined the Arsenal Board in 1983 and was made Vice Chair in
David Gower
David Gower
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David Gower is a former English cricketer who became the captain of the England cricket team during the 1980s. Described
David Lloyd
David Lloyd
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David Lloyd is a former English cricketer, who played county cricket for Lancashire and Test / ODI cricket for England.
Dean Saunders
Dean Saunders
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Now becoming one of the most sought after speakers on the circuit, Dean Saunders is a former footballer; with a
Denis Irwin
Denis Irwin
Guest Speaker
It takes a certain kind of player to muster up the will and the hunger to carry on playing at
Denise Lewis
Denise Lewis
Guest Speaker
Olympic gold medal winning Heptathlete Denise Lewis. The heptathlon is seven disciplines over two days; shot putt, high jump, 100m hurdles, 200m,
Dennis Taylor
Dennis Taylor
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Dennis Taylor shot to fame after winning the 1985 Snooker World Championship final. It was not so much the win
Dickie Bird
Dickie Bird
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Dickie Bird is a real British character. His personality and straight forward nature has endured him to a public outside
Dion Dublin
Dion Dublin
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Presenter of Homes Under The Hammer on BBC1, Dion Dublin is a master of many trades; as an ex-pro footballer,
Donna Fraser
Donna Fraser
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Donna Fraser holds the rare distinction of representing Great Britain at four successive Olympic Games. Her best performance was the
Duncan Goodhew
Duncan Goodhew
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One of Britain’s most respected and instantly recognisable athletes Ambassador to TEAM GB 2012 Duncan Goodhew. At the age of ten Duncan
Ebony Rainford-Brent
Ebony Rainford-Brent
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Ebony Rainford-Brent is a World Cup Winning Cricketer, Broadcaster, Motivational Speaker and Performance Coach. Ebony is a former English cricketer, who
Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards
Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards
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There are not many plasterers who have had a film made of their life, but Michael Edwards, better known as
Eniola Aluko
Eniola Aluko
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Eniola Aluko the Chelsea and England striker; is noted as a natural goal scorer, and a leading talent in the
Fergus Slattery
Fergus Slattery
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Born in Dublin, John Fergus Slattery was a very Irish flanker; fearless, tireless, and destructive and the sort who still
Frank Bruno
Frank Bruno
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Growing up with five brothers and sisters in a terraced London house, Frank Bruno started boxing at age 9 in
Frank Worthington
Frank Worthington
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Frank Worthington former Football Playboy, for Huddersfield, Birmingham, Bolton, Preston and Southampton. One of Football's Great Characters and an Entertaining
Gabby Logan
Gabby Logan
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Dedicated and professional with a fantastic sense of humour, Gabby Logan is one of the UK’s leading broadcasters. A former international
Garry Richardson
Garry Richardson
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Garry Richardson has been a broadcaster for the BBC for over 35 years. He is best known as the sports presenter
Gary Lineker
Gary Lineker
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  He was one of the best known football players in the world. His achievements, combined with his ability to
Gary Neville
Gary Neville
Guest Speaker
Born in 1975, Gary Neville is a former footballer who was capped for England on many occasions and was also
Gary Newbon
Gary Newbon
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Gary Newbon has been a broadcaster for over 45 years – 36 with ITV and since September 2004 a presenter
Gary Pallister
Gary Pallister
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Gary Pallister is an English former professional footballer, sports television pundit and operations director of Conference National side Darlington. As
Geoff Boycott
Geoff Boycott
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Geoff Boycott OBE - Legendary Cricketer, Commentator and Entertaining After-Dinner Speaker. Geoffrey Boycott was born in the Yorkshire mining village
Geoff Miller
Geoff Miller
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Geoff Miller is a former Derbyshire, Essex, Natal and England Player, England Cricket Selector and now an Entertaining After-Dinner Speaker.
George Foreman
George Foreman
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https://youtu.be/XzWCHbZRzR4 George Foreman is a former boxer, Preacher and businessman. Boxer George Edward Foreman was born in Marshall, Texas, on
Glen Hoddle
Glen Hoddle
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Glenn Hoddle is a highly respected former footballer, football manager and pundit. https://youtu.be/Cg3R0iDRZ-4 Glen was born and brought up in
Gordon Strachan
Gordon Strachan
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Gordon Strachan OBE is a former footballer, turned manager & coach https://youtu.be/Zs3Qt3oi1nM Strachan had a successful playing career with Dundee,
Graeme Swann
Graeme Swann
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https://youtu.be/8o-zX1AyZgY Graeme Swann was a key member of the England Test side that claimed world No.1 status at the Oval.
Graham Gooch
Graham Gooch
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Graham Gooch was one of the finest cricketers England has produced and regarded as one of their best captains. Born
Graham Poll
Graham Poll
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Graham Poll is said to be the most well known and most experienced English football referee of all time. With
Graham Thorpe
Graham Thorpe
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Graham Thorpe is a past cricketer for Surrey & England. he is the current England national batting coach. British born cricket speaker and player Graham
Greg Dyke
Greg Dyke
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Gregory "Greg" Dyke is a British media executive, journalist and broadcaster and is currently chairman of The Football Association. Since
Harry Redknapp
Harry Redknapp
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Harry Redknapp is one of the most popular characters in British football, whose Cockney wit lightens the sometimes too serious
Hazel Irvine
Hazel Irvine
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Hazel Irvine was the youngest ever Grandstand presenter. She’s since become the first female lead anchor at a golf major,
Helen Chamberlain
Helen Chamberlain
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Helen Chamberlain is probably best known for her role as co-host on Sky Sports Soccer AM, a football magazine programme
Henry Blofeld
Henry Blofeld
Guest Speaker
Over the past 50 years, Henry Blofeld has been a regular journalist for many national newspapers and has published eight
Ian Wright
Ian Wright
Guest Speaker
Ian Wright, MBE is a former English professional footballer turned television and radio personality. He had a successful football career
Jason Gillespie
Jason Gillespie
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https://youtu.be/pQK5f7nz9sY Jason Gillespie is a former Austrlain bowler who has made his name coaching sides such as Yorkshire & Sussex.
Jason Mohammad
Jason Mohammad
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Jason is a charismatic, sophisticated presenter with extensive sport knowledge and years of experience. He is one of BBC Wales'
Jeff Stelling
Jeff Stelling
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Jeff Stelling is an English sports journalist and sport television presenter. He currently presents Gillette Soccer Saturday for Sky Sports
Jeff Winter
Jeff Winter
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British referee Jeff Winter retired from Premiership football in 2004 and has made a successful career as an after dinner
Jim Rosenthal
Jim Rosenthal
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Jim Rosenthal is one of the most familiar faces in television sport in Britain and presents ITV4's new Champions League
Jimmy White
Jimmy White
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Jimmy White has played professional snooker for nearly 30 years, winning a total of 23 professional titles and competing in
John Barnes
John Barnes
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/ZC3DJOsWH10 During his stellar career as a professional footballer in England, John Barnes played for England 79 times, scoring 12
John Hartson
John Hartson
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Former footballer John Hartson is one of the country’s leading soccer pundits appearing regularly on ‘Match of the Day’ ‘Football
John McEnroe
John McEnroe
Guest Speaker
Powerful play and a fiery temper won audiences and angered umpires. A bitter showbiz divorce kept him in the headlines
John Motson
John Motson
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John Motson, the son of a Methodist minister who first stimulated his interest in football, celebrated his 40th anniversary on
John Parrott
John Parrott
Guest Speaker
John Parrott MBE was an English professional snooker player and now a sports presenter / broadcaster He won the Embassy
Jonathan Pearce
Jonathan Pearce
Guest Speaker
Jonathan Pearce is a sports broadcaster and commentator He started his career at BBC Radio Bristol in 1979. His first
Karren Brady
Karren Brady
Guest Speaker
Karren Brady is the Vice-Chairman of West Ham FC, the Senior Non-Executive Director of the Syco and Arcadia Boards and
Kelly Holmes
Kelly Holmes
Guest Speaker
Dame Kelly Holmes is one of Britain’s most recognisable and admired athletes. She has won Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European
Kevin Connelly
Kevin Connelly
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Star of Dead Ringers, Kevin Connelly is an extremely talented young impressionist, comedian and after dinner speaker. Kevin is in
Kevin Keegan
Kevin Keegan
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Kevin Keegan was a European Cup winner with Liverpool, European Player of the Year twice, and one of the few
Kriss Akabusi
Kriss Akabusi
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Kriss Akabusi Former Olympic Medallist and CEO of The Akabusi Company started his career in Her Majesty’s forces where he
Lawrie McMenemy
Lawrie McMenemy
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  Lawrie McMenemy MBE - Former Football Manager, Author and Motivational Speaker Lawrie McMenemy started his footballing career with Newcastle
Lee Sharpe
Lee Sharpe
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Lee Sharpe began his footballing career at Torquay United, and in his first season with them, after only 16 games,
Lou Macari
Lou Macari
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Luigi "Lou" Macari is a Scottish former footballer and football manager. He played for Celtic, Manchester United and Swindon Town
Maggie Alphonsi
Maggie Alphonsi
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England Rugby World Cup Winner, Media Commentator and Inspirational Speaker Maggie Alphonsi. Before announcing her retirement in 2014, Margaret Alphonsi represented her
Matt Dawson
Matt Dawson
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Possibly the best scrum half in the world, Matt’s performance in the World Cup-winning England rugby team, and especially his
Matt Prior
Matt Prior
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Matt Prior, as vice captain and wicket keeper / batsman, won three Ashes series and hit 7 Test centuries in
Matthew Hoggard
Matthew Hoggard
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Matthew Hoggard MBE is one of the most successful international cricketers to have played for England. He was captain of
Michael Atherton
Michael Atherton
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Michael Atherton is a broadcaster, journalist and retired England international cricketer. Educated at Cambridge, he became a right-handed opening batsman
Michael Holding
Michael Holding
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Michael Holding is a former West Indian cricketer, considered one of the fastest bowlers ever to play Test cricket. He
Michael Vaughan
Michael Vaughan
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Michael Vaughan is a former Cricketer for Yorkshire and England, Captain of England and now a cricket commentator and pundit
Mike Brearley
Mike Brearley
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Mike Brearley had a successful cricketing career and is regarded as one of England’s best ever captains. His ability to
Mike Summerbee
Mike Summerbee
Guest Speaker
Mike Summerbee is a highly respected English former footballer, who played in the successful Manchester City side of the late
Neil Warnock
Neil Warnock
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Neil Warnock is a member of the LMA Hall of Fame by being one of the 19 managers in the
Nigel Redman
Nigel Redman
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Elite coach development manager for British Swimming, Former British Lion Nigel Redman made his England rugby debut against Australia when
Norman Whiteside
Norman Whiteside
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Norman Whiteside is a former international footballer for Manchester United, Everton and Northern Ireland. He achieved legendary status when he became
Pat Cash
Pat Cash
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https://youtu.be/6JSDNo5CFSw An Australian Tennis legend, Pat Cash is best known for his victory at the 1987 Wimbledon Tennis Championship. First
Paul Fletcher
Paul Fletcher
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Over the past decade, Paul Fletcher has become one of the most sought after speakers in the country. Whether it
Paul Merson
Paul Merson
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Paul Merson is a footballer and manager, turned football television "pundit". As a player he played as a forward and
Penny Mallory
Penny Mallory
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As a former Rally Champion and World Rally Championship competitor, Penny became the first woman ever to compete in a
Peter Alliss
Peter Alliss
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Peter Alliss was born in 1931, the son of famous British Professional Percy Alliss, one of Britain's leading professionals between
Peter Schmeichel
Peter Schmeichel
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https://youtu.be/qWBpepYoRvM Arguably the greatest goalkeeper in history. Peter Schmeichel was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2003
Peter Shilton
Peter Shilton
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Peter Leslie Shilton OBE (born 18 September 1949 in Leicester, England) is a true England goalkeeping legend, England’s most capped
Phil Thompson
Phil Thompson
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Philip Thompson is a retired English footballer, who played as a defender for Liverpool team of the 1970s and 1980s.
Phil Thompson
Phil Thompson
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https://youtu.be/hhrKAx5H3_Q Phil Thompson is a retired English football player who was born in 1954. He is best known for playing
Phil Tufnell
Phil Tufnell
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  Phil was a former Middlesex and England Cricketer. A real character in his own right and probably better known
Philippa Tuttiett
Philippa Tuttiett
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Philippa Tuttiett set up Female Builders and Interiors in 2007 after years of working with her father in his property
Ray Parlour
Ray Parlour
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Raymond "Ray" Parlour (born 7 March 1973 in Romford, London), is a retired English footballer. He spent his career playing
Richie Richardson
Richie Richardson
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  Sir Richard Benjamin Richardson is a retired West Indies cricketer and a former captain of the West Indian cricket
Robbie Savage
Robbie Savage
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Robbie Savage was a former footballer who now works as a TV football pundit & journalist. He was born in
Roger Black
Roger Black
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Roger Black is one of the country’s most successful sportsmen having represented Great Britain for fourteen years at the highest
Ron Atkinson
Ron Atkinson
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Ron Atkinson is one of English football’s most recognisable and popular characters, having been involved in management for a quarter
Ronnie Irani
Ronnie Irani
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  Known throughout the cricketing world as ‘Reggie’, Ronnie Irani played for Lancashire, Essex and England. However it was at
Sammy McIlroy
Sammy McIlroy
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Sammy McIlroy is a former Northern Ireland international footballer who played for Manchester Utd, Stoke City, Manchester City, Orgyte (Sweden), Bury,
Sebastian Coe
Sebastian Coe
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Seb Coe is considered one of the Greatest Runners of All Time.  Lord Sebastian Newbold Coe OBE is one of
Shane Warne
Shane Warne
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Shane Warne was born in 1969 in Ferntree Gully, Melbourne. He is an ebullient leg spinner who has rewritten the
Sir Clive Woodward
Sir Clive Woodward
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  Clive Woodward famously guided England to victory in the 2003 Rugby World Cup and three Six Nations tournaments, including
Sir Geoff Hurst
Sir Geoff Hurst
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As the phrase “They Think it’s all over” passes into the vocabulary books, Sir Geoff Hurst, MBE, is the man
Sir Ian Botham
Sir Ian Botham
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Ian Botham is an internationally recognised personality who has, at various times in his career, been a professional footballer, cricketer,
Sir Jackie Stewart
Sir Jackie Stewart
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Sir Jackie Stewart - Legendary Racing Driving, Business and After-Dinner Speaker. Sir Jackie Stewart’s racing career marks him out as one
Sir Steven Redgrave
Sir Steven Redgrave
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Sir Steven Geoffrey Redgrave, CBE, DL is a retired British rower who won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games
Steve Collins
Steve Collins
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Former Irish Boxer, Steve Collins was known as 'The Celtic Warrior'. He is the most successful Irish boxer in pro boxing
Steve Cram
Steve Cram
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Steve Cram is one of the world’s most successful middle distance athletes of all time. Since retiring he is now
Steve Davis
Steve Davis
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The six- time world snooker champion remains amongst the top 30 players and a member of the commentary team. Off
Stuart Pearce
Stuart Pearce
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Stuart Pearce is an ex-International footballer turned coach. Who forged a successful career both on and off the pitch with
Sue Barker
Sue Barker
Guest Speaker
Sue began her career as a professional tennis player and became the golden girl of British tennis, before moving to
Teddy Sheringham
Teddy Sheringham
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A legendary player, most notably for Manchester United and England, Teddy Sheringham was most recently the playerbmanager of Stevenage. During his
Terry Butcher
Terry Butcher
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Terry Butcher is a former English pro football player, who made his mark playing for Ipswich Town. Where he spent most
Tim Henman
Tim Henman
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For nearly a decade Tim held a whole nation’s Tennis hopes on his shoulders, and he carried them well, becoming
Tommy Docherty
Tommy Docherty
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If laughter is the best medicine, there’s only one Doc who can prescribe an evening full of fun and entertainment
Tony Cottey
Tony Cottey
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At 5 foot 4 inches, Tony Cottey was known as the small Welshman with the big heart who played professional
Tony Jacklin
Tony Jacklin
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Legendary British Golfer Tony Jacklin CBE was the most successful British Golf players of his generation, winning two major championships.
Trevor Brooking
Trevor Brooking
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Trevor Brooking, is The Football Association’s Director of Football Development. He was recently knighted for his services to football after
Wilf McGuinness
Wilf McGuinness
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With his bald head and cheery grin, Wilf McGuinness is one of the stars of the sporting After Dinner Circuit.
Willie Carson
Willie Carson
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Born in Stirling, Scotland in 1942, it took a while for Willie Carson to take off in racing. He readily admits
Willie Thorne
Willie Thorne
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"The Great Willie Thorne" the charming and personable former World Seniors Snooker Champion and television personality. Willie Thorne is one