Euro 2020: Who are the BBC's commentators and pundits?

Jurgen Klinsmann BBC Euro 2020 pundit
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Television coverage of Euro 2020 will be shared between the BBC and ITV this summer, making every game available to watch on non-subscription channels. 

The Beeb have unveiled a star-studded cast of pundits for the tournament, including a trio of former European Championship winners and a host of ex-internationals from England (opens in new tab), Scotland (opens in new tab)and Wales (opens in new tab).

The three home nations’ opening Euro  2020 (opens in new tab) games will be shown live on the BBC: Wales v Switzerland (opens in new tab)on June 12, England v Croatia (opens in new tab)on June 13 and Scotland v Czech Republic (opens in new tab) on June 14. 

The BBC will also air the tournament’s opening game between Italy (opens in new tab)and Turkey (opens in new tab)at Rome’s Stadio Olimpico on June 11.  

Three European champions have been added to the BBC’s punditry team, with former France (opens in new tab), Spain (opens in new tab)and Germany (opens in new tab)internationals Cesc Fabregas and Jurgen Klinsmann set to take a seat in the studio. 

The pundit line-up also includes ex-England players Alan Shearer, Alex Scott, Rio Ferdinand and Micah Richards.

James McFadden and Charlie Adam will be joined by Shelley Kerr for the Scotland coverage, while Ashley Williams and Mark Hughes will focus on Wales. 

The broadcaster will have the entire tournament, all 51 matches, covered on Radio 5 Live. 


Gary Lineker

Gabby Logan

Eilidh Barbour

Mark Chapman


Alan Shearer

Rio Ferdinand

Alex Scott

Micah Richards

Ashley Williams

Mark Hughes

Shelley Kerr

James McFadden

Charlie Adam

Cesc Fabregas

Jurgen Klinsmann


Guy Mowbray

Steve Wilson

Robyn Cowen

Steve Bower

Jonathan Pearce

Vicki Sparks

Rob McLean

Mark Scott


Karen Carney

Dion Dublin

Chris Waddle  

Pat Nevin  

Erin Cuthbert

Charlie Adam  

Nathan Blake

James Collins

Robbie Savage

Jermaine Jenas

Martin Keown

Danny Murphy

James McFadden

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.