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FIFA World Cup 2006 - Knockout Stage Commentators

FIFA World Cup 2006 - Knockout Stage Commentators
A summary of all commentators used during ITV and the BBC's coverage of the World Cup 2006 knockout stages.

Second round

Saturday 24th June
Germany v Sweden
Live on BBC One: Jonathan Pearce and Mark Bright
ITV highlights: Jon Champion
Live on 5 live: Ian Brown, Alan Green and Graham Taylor
Live on talkSPORT: Jim Proudfoot and Alvin Martin

Argentina v Mexico
Live on BBC One: Steve Wilson and Mark Lawrenson
ITV highlights: Peter Brackley
Live on 5 live: John Murray, Conor McNamara and Kevin Gallagher
Live on talkSPORT: Nigel Pearson and Rodney Marsh

Sunday 25th June
England v Ecuador
Live on BBC One: John Motson and Mark Lawrenson
ITV highlights: Peter Drury and Jim Beglin
Live on 5 live: Alan Green, Mike Ingham and Terry Butcher, Graham Taylor
Live on talkSPORT: Jim Proudfoot and Alvin Martin

Portugal v Netherlands
Live on ITV1: Clive Tyldesley and David Pleat
BBC highlights: Jonathan Pearce and Mark Bright
Live on 5 live: Ian Dennis, John Murray and Matt Holland
Live on talkSPORT: Chris Cooper and Gary Stevens

Monday 26th June
Italy v Australia
Live on ITV1: Jon Champion and Jim Beglin
BBC highlights: Simon Brotherton and Gavin Peacock
Live on 5 live: Ian Brown, Darren Fletcher and Chris Waddle
Live on talkSPORT: Chris Cooper and Gary Stevens

Switzerland v Ukraine
Live on BBC One: Guy Mowbray and Mick McCarthy
ITV highlights: Peter Brackley
Live on 5 live: Conor McNamara, Ian Dennis and Matt Holland
Live on talkSPORT: Jim Proudfoot and Micky Quinn

Tuesday 27th June
Brazil v Ghana
Live on ITV1: Peter Drury and Jim Beglin
BBC highlights: Guy Mowbray and Mick McCarthy
Live on 5 live: Ian Brown, Alan Green and Graham Taylor
Live on talkSPORT: Chris Cooper and Gary Stevens

Spain v France
Live on ITV1: Clive Tyldesley and David Pleat
BBC highlights: Steve Wilson and Mark Lawrenson
Live on 5 live: John Murray, Ian Dennis and Chris Waddle
Live on talkSPORT: Nigel Pearson and Rodney Marsh

Quarter-finals

Friday 30th June
Germany v Argentina
Live on ITV1: Peter Drury and David Pleat
BBC highlights: Steve Wilson and Mick McCarthy
Live on 5 live: Ian Dennis, Alan Green and Graham Taylor
Live on talkSPORT: Nigel Pearson and Rodney Marsh

Italy v Ukraine
Live on BBC One: Jonathan Pearce and Mark Bright
ITV highlights: Jon Champion and Jim Beglin
Live on 5 live: John Murray, Ian Brown and Chris Waddle
Live on talkSPORT: Chris Cooper and Gary Stevens

Saturday 1st July
England v Portugal
Live on BBC One: John Motson and Mark Lawrenson
ITV highlights: Jon Champion and Jim Beglin
Live on 5 live: Mike Ingham, Alan Green and Terry Butcher, Graham Taylor
Live on talkSPORT: Jim Proudfoot and Alvin Martin

Brazil v France
Live on ITV1: Clive Tyldesley and David Pleat
BBC highlights: Guy Mowbray and Mark Bright
Live on 5 live: Conor McNamara, John Murray and Chris Waddle
Live on talkSPORT: Chris Cooper and Gary Stevens

Semi-finals

Tuesday 4th July
Germany v Italy
Live on ITV1: Clive Tyldesley and David Pleat
BBC highlights: Steve Wilson and Mark Bright
Live on 5 live: John Murray, Alan Green and Chris Waddle
Live on talkSPORT: Chris Cooper and Gary Stevens

Wednesday 5th July
Portugal v France
Live on BBC One: John Motson and Mark Lawrenson
ITV highlights: Peter Drury and Jim Beglin
Live on 5 live: Alan Green, Mike Ingham and Graham Taylor
Live on talkSPORT: Jim Proudfoot and Alvin Martin

Third place play-off

Saturday 9th July
Germany v Portugal
Live on BBC One: Steve Wilson and Mark Bright
ITV highlights: Alistair Mann
Live on 5 live: Ian Brown, John Murray and Chris Waddle
Live on talkSPORT: Ian Danter and Micky Quinn

Note: ITV did not have a highlights show and Alistair Mann's commentary was not used on air

Final

Sunday 10th July
Italy v France
Live on BBC One: John Motson and Mark Lawrenson
Live on ITV1: Clive Tyldesley and David Pleat
Live on 5 live: Alan Green, Mike Ingham and Graham Taylor, Chris Waddle
Live on talkSPORT: Jim Proudfoot and Alvin Martin

All TV compiled by Zapp, 5 live by shaunofthespurs, talkSPORT by The Difference

Writer:Vital Broadcasting
Date:Sunday July 11 2010
Time: 8:35PM

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