The popular Soccer Saturday reporter looks set to watch Jeff Stelling quit Sky Sports after two decades on the show, with his departure also following the departures of Matt Le Tissier, Phil Thompson and Charlie Nicholas
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Former soccer player Kamara, who spent most of his career playing for Swindon Town and Bradford City, became a cult figure on the soccer results show known for his energetic analyses. him about word matches Premier League to EFL.
Based on Daily mailKamara has ‘seen the writing on the wall’ after longtime presenter Jeff Stelling announced his impending departure at the end of the season.
The pair developed a close friendship during their time together at Sky, with Kamara – also known as ‘Kammy’ – famous for coining the phrase “unbelievable Jeff!”
His famous bluff on the show involved missing a red card during the Portsmouth v Blackburn game, with Kamara hilariously saying: “I don’t know Jeff, is there?” when asked about the case.
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It is believed that Kamara, who has worked for Sky since 1999, is keen to keep his card close to his chest so his departure does not detract from Stelling’s appearance.
However, news of his decision to leave is sure to disappoint football fans who watch every Saturday, with the 64-year-old being one of the attractions. main program.
It marked the end of an era for the show, with Stelling announcing last October that he was stepping down from his role after 28 years at Sky.
“I’ve loved every moment of my 30 years with Sky, but like every Saturday afternoon, time finally blows the whistle,” he said.
“I’m proud to have been a part of such a winning team for so long and look forward to many more special moments on Soccer Saturday for the rest of this season – and maybe even a boost to the promotion. another from Hartlepool United.”
It follows a series of cuts launched by Sky in 2020, with Soccer Saturday’s panel of Matt Le Tisser, Charlie Nicholas and Phil Thompson all being hiccuped by the broadcaster in an attempt to cut costs.
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Arsenal The legendary Paul Merson was the only living member of the quartet to continue with Stelling, and later admitted it wouldn’t have been the same without his close friends.
Last year, Stelling gave his immediate reaction to the roster change as several of his close friends donated the boot and his failure to consult was understood to have played a part. part of his decision to quit.
“One of my saddest days ever at Sky Sports with the passing of three of my best friends,” he tweeted.
“They’ve been part of a team that for me is the best.”
The report also claims that Alan McInally could be another big name following in the footsteps of Kamara and Stelling leaving Sky Sports.
Longtime Scot, 59, used to hold a prominent role in the studio but has recently been assigned reporting duties in lower-level EFL games.
While a Sky spokesman said there were no plans to let the former Celtic and Aston Villa striker leave, McInally’s reduction in his role on the show – combined with Stelling’s departure – could convince him to go next.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/chris-kamara-soccer-saturday-stelling-26344959 Chris Kamara 'prepared to quit Saturday Football' in double exit possibility after Jeff Stelling