Gary Lineker news – live: Defiant Match of the Day star says he’s ‘still punching’ ahead of BBC return

Lineker to return to hosting duties after being reinstated by Tim Davie

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Gary Lineker: BBC director general Tim Davie's interview in full

Watch Nomia Iqbal's full interview with the BBC director general on the Gary Lineker crisis.

Gary Lineker may return to Match of the Day as talks with BBC progress – reports

Sources close to presenter said to be confident impartiality row will be resolved to his satisfaction in next 24 hoursGary Lineker is reportedly close to returning to Match of the Day with talks between the BBC and the presenter said to be “moving in the righ…

BBC boss asked: Did you bow to government pressure?

Watch Nomia Iqbal's interview with the BBC director general on the Gary Lineker crisis.

Gary Lineker says he stands by remarks about immigration policy

Match of the Day presenter says he doesn’t fear being suspended by BBC for comparing language used to that in 1930s Germany
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Gary Lineker to be spoken to by BBC after comparing UK asylum policy to Nazi Germany

Match of the Day host under fire after tweet condemns ‘cruel’ and ‘beyond awful’ small boats strategyThe Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker will be spoken to by the BBC after comments he made on social media about the government’s immigration plans in wh…

David Squires on … Gary Lineker, the BBC and a bleak alternative MOTD

Our resident cartoonist on the crisis swirling around the Match of the Day presenter, GB News’ hot take and Tory footy analogies Continue reading...

BBC has ‘undermined its credibility’ with Lineker suspension, says Greg Dyke

Ex-director general says decision to suspend Gary Lineker for criticising government’s asylum policies is mistakenThe BBC has “undermined its own credibility” as it will be viewed as having bowed to government pressure over its decision to stand Gary Lineker …


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