Sunday's BBC football coverage 'much-reduced' as Gary Lineker row drags on

Television presenter and former footballer Gary Lineker waves as he arrives prior to the Premier League football match between Leicester City and Chelsea at the King Power Stadium on March 11, 2023 in Leicester, United Kingdom.
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The BBC is set to run a "much-reduced" Sunday football schedule, as the fallout over Gary Lineker's tweet on the British governments asylum policy continues.

Match of the Day 2 and live coverage of the Women's Super League game between Chelsea and Manchester United are expected to be affected.

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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...