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Martin Tyler leaves Sky Sports as legendary Premier League commentator issues statement | Football | Sport

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Legendary Sky Sports commentator Martin Tyler shall be stepping down from his role ahead of the 2023/24 Premier League season, reports have revealed. The 77-year-old broadcasting veteran has been the voice of so many iconic moments inside English football, not least Sergio Aguero’s stoppage-time winner for Manchester City against QPR in 2012 that snatched the title from rivals Manchester United.

Sky Sports have been making plenty of cuts in recent weeks and months with the longer term of Geoff Shreeves also unsure.

Nonetheless, The Telegraph are reporting that Tyler is stepping down himself on good terms following an exceptional 30-year collaboration.

He told the newspaper in an announcement: “In my humble opinion, the large corporation Sky is today has stemmed from Sky Sports’ revolutionary and inspired coverage of the Premier League.

“It has been a privilege to play a small part within the broadcasting history of the best league on the planet. Along the way in which I actually have worked alongside legions of wonderful professionals in all features of the tv industry.

“I thank all of them for his or her support and expertise. It has been an honour to be a member of a really gifted team.”

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