Desmond Lynam

Desmond Lynam (born1942 in Ennis, Ireland) started in broadcasting as a freelance in radio. He quickly joined BBC radio in London, originally specialising in commentating on boxing, and went on to anchor Sports Report on BBC Radio 2. He later moved to television, presenting Grandstand and Match of the Day on the BBC for many years, and also fronted BBC coverage of Wimbledon, World Cup football and the Olympic Games. Lynam defected to ITV in 1999, where he presented their flagship football...See more