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Moore, Brian

Born: 1921 AD
Died: 1999 AD
Nationality: Irish
Categories: Novelists



1932 – He was born in Gillingham, Kent and educated at the School. He began his career in newspapers, working for The Exchange Telegraph and The Times.


1955 – He his wife Betty this year.


1961 – He started broadcasting with the BBC.


1963 – He became a commentator, and the Corporation’s first football correspondent.


1964 – He also covered the FA Cup Final from this year until 1967.


1966 – He was behind the microphone for BBC Radio when England won the World Cup.


1970 – His first big ratings success came in 1970 as he chaired ITV’s highly innovative World Cup coverage.


1986 – He presented the coverage from London for most of the tournament, before flying out to commentate on the final.


1988 – He also covered the FA Cup Final on ITV every year from 1969 up to this year and again in 1998.


1996 – He was also at the microphone at four European Championships between 1980 and this year, only missing 1984 due to England’s absence.


1998 – He retired as a commentator.


1999 – He continued to broadcast, presenting an interview program for Sky Sports in this year, and hosting programs for BBC Radio Five Live and Talk Sport.2001 – He died on the same day that England beat Germany 5-1 in Munich.