Gary Lineker jokes about 'quiet' week as he prepares for BBC return after suspension

Television presenter and former footballer Gary Lineker leaves his home on March 13, 2023 in London, United Kingdom.
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Gary Lineker has joked about his "quiet" week as he prepares to return to TV screens on Saturday, following his suspension by the BBC.

The 62-year-old Match of the Day anchor was taken off air after being accused of breaching BBC impartiality guidelines by criticising the British government's asylum policy on Twitter.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...