Dan presents Football Focus, the long-running BBC 1 Saturday lunchtime football show, as well as presenting the BBC’s Open Golf coverage. You’ll also see him at The Grand National, Wimbledon and a number of the BBC’s other showpiece events.
Dan was an integral part of the BBC Sport team covering the 2010 FIFA World Cup and spent the summer reporting from a double-decker bus travelling across South Africa.
In addition to presentation work on The 6 Nations in the past, Dan has also presented sports bulletins on the BBC News Channel and BBC Network News. He is a regular guest on 5Live’s Tony Livesey Show every Wednesday evening, providing his insight into the football world, and he is also a regular guest on A Question Of Sport.
In 1999 Dan moved to a full-time career with a four year stint as a sports presenter and commentator for Manchester’s Key 103 radio. During his time at Key 103 he presented the regular midweek sports show and picked up three Sony awards, three New York Radio Awards and was nominated as commercial radio Presenter Newcomer of the Year.
Soon after, Dan moved into TV with a 6-month spell at Granada Television in Manchester as sports presenter and commentator on the Football League Review.