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Jeff Stelling

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Jeff Stelling one of Pools most famous fans, most famous for hosting Gillette Soccer Saturday on Sky Sports and Countdown on Channel 4.

Stelling was born and raised in Hartlepool and joined the Hartlepool Mail as a budding sports reporter. After a spell at Radio Tees he headed to London to front LBC 97.3FM show Sportswatch.

He moved to the BBC and covered the Olympics in 1988 and 1992 for BBC Radio 2 before switching to TV when he joined TV-am as a sports newsreader and also presented on Channel 4 and Eurosport.

He joined Sky Sports in 1992 to front coverage of several sports including horse racing, snooker and darts and became the host of Sports Saturday in 1995. This became Soccer Saturday in 1998 and has remained a permenant fixture in the schedules ever since.

Stelling has also presented Gillette Soccer Specials, Monday Night Football and live greyhounds in recent years. He also won a celebrity verison of The Weakest Link in 2003 beating 8 fellow sports presenters. In addition to his Sky Sports duties, Stelling took over as host of popular Channel 4 game show Countdown in January 2009.

Last updated 26th Jan 2010

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