Embarrassment for BBC as Ian Wright pulls out of Match of the Day in ‘solidarity’ with Gary Lineker
Ian Wright has stated he will not seem on Match of the Day this weekend, following the BBC’s announcement that Gary Lineker has “stepped again” from presenting duties in a row over his tweets.
The previous Arsenal ahead is an everyday pundit on Match of the Day’s Saturday evening present, analysing the day’s Premier League matches.
And his perception and enthusiastic model has made him some of the widespread soccer analysts on tv.
It took Wright simply minutes after the Lineker announcement on Friday to publicly say he had knowledgeable the BBC he wouldn’t seem on Match of the Day, ending his assertion on Twitter with: “Solidarity.”
He stated: “All people is aware of what Match of the Day means to me, however I’ve advised the BBC I gained’t be doing it tomorrow. Solidarity.”
All people is aware of what Match of the Day means to me, however I’ve advised the BBC I gained’t be doing it tomorrow. Solidarity.March 10, 2023
Whereas he didn’t point out Lineker by identify, the 2 have labored collectively carefully for years, and the assertion left little doubt what he was referring to.
On the time of writing, different common MOTD pundits had not made any statements about their very own plans.