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John Motson

John Motson was born on July 10, 1945 in Salford, Lancashire, England as John Walker Motson. He is known for his work on Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Match of the Day (1964) and FIFA Soccer 1998 (1998). He is married to Anne. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2015 Footy Pups (TV Series)
- Penalties (2015) ... Narrator
- Winning the Ball (2015) ... Narrator
- Running (2015) ... Narrator
- Good Loser (2015) ... Narrator
- Listening (2015) ... Narrator
 2009 FA Cup Classics (TV Series)
Commentator / Presenter
 2006 Animal Winter Olympics (TV Movie)
 2003 Trevor's World of Sport (TV Series)
Commentator / Football Commentator
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Commentator (voice)
- A Man's Game (2003) ... Football Commentator (voice)
 2001 FIFA Soccer 2002 (Video Game)
Commentary (US version, voice)
 1996 FIFA Soccer 97 (Video Game)
Commentary (voice)
 1993 The Detectives (TV Series)
Football Commentator
- Hostage (1993) ... Football Commentator (voice)
 1992 Smith & Jones (TV Series)
- Episode #7.5 (1992) ... (voice)
 1980 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
- Coming Back (1980) ... Commentator (uncredited)
 1979 Yesterday's Hero
T.V. Interviewer / Commentator
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Show Show Self (29 credits)
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"Here's Gascoigne - oh brilliant - oh yes - oh yes!" Commentating on England v Scotland for BBC television in June 1996.


He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2001 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Sports Broadcasting. See more »



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