John Walker Motson OBE (born 10 July 1945, Salford), also known as Motty, is an English football commentator on both television and radio.
with John Motson! Used to crash on my system a lot though lol
loved Jimmys goal against Liverpool in the replay. The commentary from John motson was superb on BBC sport night prog
I'm one of them, I think I'm John Motson at times when really I'm Alan Brazil.
"It gets better and better and better..." x. © John Motson
Melvyn Bragg has joined John Motson School of Pronouncing Foreign Names. *** is a "dagrotype"? rendered unlistenable
Nearly all the Brazilian are wearing yellow shirts - it's... - John Motson
you turn into John Motson when love islands on
mate it's exactly the same when England play 😂 John Motson was the worst for it 🙈
loving mark Bowen commentary more Ivor the engine than John motson
Ever thought of replacing John Motson at the BBC?
This commentator sounds just like John Motson when he gets excited!
just love ppl sprouting statistics like this. Nice one John Motson. will see
has been amazing! Halep v Kerber was a great match, met McEnroe and John Motson, walked past Jamie Murray. Good day all round 🎾
According to the senile John Motson of Southamton are a bigger club then
the diving header in the cup at Spurs "he's buried it, and buried Tottenham's season" John Motson's commentary
It looks like a one man show here, although there are two men involved...
I think this could be our best victory over Germany since the war.
John Motson argues it was Arsenal's best international goal in this month's mag:
John Motson used to make that joke all the time. Terrible.
Wales can play with no fear as they don't have Alan green john motson and Chris bang average waddle abusing them
that's cos we were all emotionally involved supporting "those talented men in yellow and blue from south America" - John Motson
"I don't know why we say Everton are a big club, they're not in the top 6, Southampton are!" - John Motson
The day Muhammad Ali left me holding the mic! John Motson recalls memorable night spent alongside The Greatest
Barry Davies and John Motson are absolute legends. Pure class.
John Motson has the most beautiful voice i have ever heard
Enjoyed being for with amazing set by Cerys Matthews and great address by John Motson.
There is still nothing on the proverbial scoreboard.
😂😂😂 you leave my John Motson alone. He's taking me to Dubai!! Lmao
Sigurdsson in John Motson's player of the year shortlist. .
John Motson was told Rafa too according to him last night...😯
Not sure how true this is but John Motson says Rafa Benitez is lined up for the job. Can't see it myself, he'd be my 1st choice though
John Motson's six Player of the Year nominees: Crystal Palace and Swansea City stars feature
John Motson's six Player of the Season nominees: Palace, Swansea stars feature...
According to John Motson on Radio 5 Live, Steve McClaren has been called to a meeting later on today (Tuesday)
The contrasting reactions of Chappers and John Motson are delightful
John Motson gets destroyed by Brian Clough - Interview.
John Motson's thinking "state of these *** with their tragic attempts at hipster beards."
John Motson's POTY list includes Barkley, Bolasie and Sigurdsson. Put him out to pasture.
Steve Bruce aside, what pundits etc have stuck up for Wenger recently?. John motson and co were pretty damning on 5 live again.
Great to hear the legendary John Motson including in his top players of the season!
John Motson has never kicked a ball in his life, spoken more sense in 3 sentences on 5Live than any ex-player on Sky/BBC has in their career
John Motson is the most outside the box thinker in the room.
John Motson's just been on the phone, says he wants his coat back...
The World Cup is a truly International event.
nope it's not, would you believe it's John Motson 😄 and in 99 he's joined by Chris waddle 😂
John Motson's acting now - and pretty well. And the bloke who could act from Timelash has just turned up.
John Motson better not be commentating on our MOTD highlights
Great trip over... Remember meeting Trevor Brooking & John Motson where did those years go ?
It's time that John Motson retires. My ears can't take any more of his horrendously irritating commentary.
look at that coat! I want one. I'd feel like John motson
John motson on motd the other night: 20 uses of the sound "oooh!" when commentating on arsenal v swansea.
And Seaman, just like a falling oak, manages to change direction. ~John Motson
Catching up with the abundance of Match of the Day's recorded and got to say John Motson's commentary is always top class!
John Motson auctioning commentary notes on Sir Alex Ferguson last ever game at the excellent London football awards
'now Tudor's gone down for Newcastle', John Motson's commentary leading up to Ronnie Radford's equaliser is seared in my memory
John Motson on commentating on Arsenal, 'the ground is almost silent at the moment' made me chuckle!
Football's great and good including John Motson, Roy Hodgson and Gary Lineker were among a host of stars to attend a Jimmy Hill memorial
VIDEO: Match of the Day commentator John Motson delivers poignant but amusing Jimmy Hill speech: . For m...
CCFC: LEGENDS DAY: Introducing an extended 87-page PUSB special with interviews from John Motson and Bobby Gould:
I'm beginning to wonder who else is in the Shadow Cabinet... Ronnie Corbett? John Motson? Katy Perry? We'll only find out when they resign.
Forty-one years ago today, Brian Clough took over at Here's a video of him giving John Motson a torrid time
I heard John Motson left match of the day for CBB this year like
John Motson Starts his own exclusive line of winter coats
All soft core in comparison with John Motson's sheepskin.
Hugh John's just started the perennial 'They're better than us' schtick viz Motson, Davies etc etc
Just woke up from a dream where I was repeating the phrase "Liverpool have just taken off their pants" in John Motson's accent.
One thing I miss about football was BBC's FA Cup coverage with John Motson. Will always be my favourite commentator.
John Motson gets destroyed by Brian Clough - Interview via It's Sky now.
I used to hate John Motson. No wait, I still do
"The toffees started stickily here, but they're looking for a sweet finish". Sky commentator aiming to become the new John Motson.
John Motson makes me want to pour petrol in my ears and light them.
Sam Matterface is possibly the worst commentator in the world. . Apart from John Motson, obviously.
A brisk walk with Merlin this morning in his John Motson sheepy on the Pennine Bridle path in Uppermill
he's no John Motson that's for sure.
is officially the most popular commentator according to our poll. John Motson won legends category.
Gary Lineker and John Motson offer tributes to their friend and former Match of the Day colleague Jimmy Hill.
WRONG, it's John Motson of chocolate, always there for you on a Saturday night
I bet you never thought you'd get to stand next to John Motson at a game. Your own, personal commentary.
Tony Gale repeating the same lines more than John Motson in FIFA 2004. L2Commentate.
You make Adrian Durham look like John Motson. You're obsessed you would rather see Wenger fail to justify your own opinions
We're on the hunt for the new John Motson or Martin Tyler. Is that you?
tam you're like a young John motson
thanks mate I've seen that one but there's one with John motson or someone I've seen it just can't find it again!?!?
1992 John Motson "if Liverpool don't win the league it could be 25 years before they win it again".
Throughout 2015 we run a poll for your favourite football commentator. The winner? Martin Tyler, 2nd John Motson. Thanks for your votes!
Martin Tyler tops the poll of people's fav football commentator. John Motson pips Barry Davies in legends category.
"Oh and it's oh oh oh well oh giroud oh oh and its oh". Written text of John Motson's commentary
"Typical goal by him". John Motson clearly thought a lot of you!
Absolutely hideous commentary. John Motson would fill these lot in.
You're like the JOHN MOTSON of political reporting said but I won't even if I did
Fancy becoming the next John Motson? Come join us & show us what you can do!
BREAKING: British football commentator John Motson has died aged 70. Devastating news.
How's was John Motson's head this morning?
Ally McCoist commentating on last nights Malmo-PSG, if it wasn't for the lack of John Motson it would feel very FIFA 2001 on Playstation 1.
I want Ally McCoist back on FIFA with John Motson. I wanna be 8 again
"And again Roberts is there for Tottenham" - John Motson
no bother broseph, I'll be John Motson for this evening
won the world cup with Trinidad and Tobago :D Commentary by John Motson and Andy Grey hilariously unsynced.
Took John Motson an age to realise he'd sent him off due to no cards being shown back then.
The Collymore 4-3 goal is the new SkySportsNews equivalent of the BBC Ronnie Radford goal, John Motson, kids in parkas etc
Not sure but that sounds right, Ian. Wasn't the interview where he destroyed John Motson though was it?
the commentary on that making Michael Owen sound like John Motson!
Just saw john 'motty' motson on the bakerloo line to elephant & castle. Does that seem unlikely?
A big thank you to John Motson, who held a private dinner party in celebration of his 70th birthday to raise money for the BMF!
... The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, House of Cards, Hustle, John Motson, Life on Mars, Round the Horne, Sherlock...
wouldn't suggest for a minute you don't... John bloody Motson
JOHN MOTSON - still the nation's favourite commentator. Thank you to everyone who voted.
Motson-"Look at Kanu, he thinks he's scored" Lawro-"He has John" Motson makes a hash as Portsmouth won the cup. I like Motty but...
When John Motson says 'Now, was that handball!?'. I don't know John. You bloody tell me!
You vote John Motson your favourite ever commentator.. . Listen to the best in action
John Motson - Iconic - grew up with his commentary of MOTD
30.6% of you voted John Motson as your favourite voice of sport on the BBC. Thanks for all your entries. .
John Motson can't beat a bit of Motty!
if nobody has said John Motson. Enough said
John Motson! Remembering him covering Liverpool games & the World Cup matches Italy played in!
No commentator in football better than John Motson, aka Motty
That's not a sheep it's John Motson in his new sheepskin coat!
Jonathan Pearce was a legend on robot wars ;) In seriousness, Murray Walker and John Motson are both legends.
I have to go for three, John Motson, Murray Walker and Geoffrey Boycott.
Brian Moore and John Motson 2 best football commentators ever
Barry Davies.was ALWAYS a better commentator than John Motson!
Everyone should go check out Harry's blog. He's the new John Motson I swear, his stats are spot on.
Today: Get Murphy on a longer deal, Adeyami to sign. To quote John Motson - 'This is getting better and better and better'
Saw a play about football tonight and John Motson was in the audience. Perfection.
After watching some old BBC videos, I'm convinced that John Motson is the best commentator ever
7 mins of highlights from England v Scotland, your commentators John Motson & Jimmy Hill
Tonight 8pm commentary of vs from John Motson,
Monday 8pm commentary of vs from John Motson,
Monday 8pm commentary of vs from John Motson, & Steve Claridge.
Nice to hear Barry Davies on Sportsweek earlier. Always a better commentator than John Motson but presumably didn't have the right friends.
I love how Sean Walsh is taking the *** out of John Motson
John Motson and Murray Walker on why Richie Benaud was one of the great sporting commentators
I fell over John Motson's foot and squashed myself face down in his sheepskin at Watford vs AFC away
has been to 2 football matches in 1 week and no he thinks he's John Motson
remember John Motson going nuts here
*John Motson voice* . Well, it was an easy target but Lineker, once again, on hand to provide the finish.
John Motson's guide to a hung parliament:
John Motson's guide to hung parliment
'Uncle Ben and the Homepride Man Hit the Road Again'. With John Motson as Uncle Ben and Terry Crews in a fat suit as the Homepride Man. 16:20
If Phil Jones is an England international then I'm John Motson
On This Day, 96 - Cantona heads off the line to the amazement of John Motson, and United beat Chelsea at Villa Park
John Motson's guide to a hung parliament . Not sure this really helps, but hay-hoo...
It's a shame John Motson didn't ask him for clarification.
What happens if the general election is deadlocked? Match of the Day's John Motson breaks it down
John Motson has popped up on to discuss the likely permutations for a post-election hung parliament. Time to go to sleep
John motson was absolutely right on the Monday night club when he said there is too much hype over harry Kane
What happens if the gen elex is deadlocked? MOTTY has the permutations tonight exclusively on my programme. John Motson. 22.30
Tune in now for the Monday Night club on with and John Motson.
Join me The legend John Motson and on from 7-9pm tonight for round up of all weekends footy.
John Motson gets destroyed by Brian Clough - Interview: - absolutely priceless from the legend that is Clough
MOTD highlights from Huddersfield v Chester, your commentator John Motson
Marginally preferable to John Motson but that's not saying much.
good job yesterday. Your the John Motson of volleyball. Loved your excitement when TomDacey came on!
Sean should be a sports commentator! John Motson eat your heart out.
John Motson says the c word during commentary via
and also FIFA 98 RTWC! John Motson and the boys commentating
Just watching the highlights now. Him and John Motson having nervous breakdowns.
Brian Moore John Motson, they would say players name and what they are doing like shoot save or pass
John motson should commentate on all England games
and John Motson's coat, orange balls, mercurial wingers, murderous midfielders, and a big lad up front
- We've got on Pieces of Hate duty and he's unimpressed with John Motson and the video tech deniers.
today it really was. Met John Motson today too!
Trevor MacDonald is to documentaries what John Motson is to commentating
John Motson: "Having seen Burnley, I give them a fighting chance of staying up - a better chance than and Leicester"
“Tonight on the Steve Claridge, + John Motson - tried listening but Claridge is a clown
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My cousin's words from commentary on Saturday: "It was like you flicked a switch and became John Motson." 👊⚽️
how come Alex James sounds so much like john motson??
As someone who was raised on the genius of Brian Moore, John Motson etc I can say Hudson is up there with the best...
I still say "cheeky little back heel" at every opportunity because that's what John Motson said in FIFA 98.
Men who sit in the pub... . Shouting at the football... Acting all John Motson...
On this day in 1975, Tony Currie scored 'a quality goal by a quality player'. John Motson against West Ham.
Brilliant commentary by John Motson as well.
please sack John Motson and do the country a favour
Watching is still the king of football commentators. The best by a mile.
Time for John Motson to retire? His commentary on v WBA was embarrassing
Isn't it time to put John Motson out to pasture?
Does John Motson always give a clue when a goal is about to be scored?
John Motson really is like a bit of old ham at the back of the fridge with a silver finish. You think 'maybe it'll be ok...'
John Motson's senile approach to commentating has become kind of entertaining actually
John Motson went home today with soggy trousers, judging by his excitement for every save Kelvin Davies made for Southampton today.
John Motson getting excited over Davis making a load of routine saves.
I'm going to punch John Motson. How dare he speak of Graziano like that. Graziano just needs a *** good seeing too. That will sort him
I hope the BBC fire John Motson. He is cringeworthy.
John Motson is so behind the pace commentating. Really poor. Needs to stop imo
John Motson has presumably seen it all in his career, so why does he sound surprised every time he commentates?
John Motson would try to make a family members death sound exciting.
*Forster being stretchered off* . Motson: "I don't think he's going to be Englannd's No. 1 or No. 2". . Kick a man whilst he's down, John.
Remember when john motson was a good football commentator? . No neither do I .
Is it just me that thinks it time John Motson retired?
Just put John Motson down. Sooner the better.
watch Brian Cloughs interview with John Motson he reminds me of you right now xD!
The day John Motson retires from commentary, will be a sad sad day
John Motson says its "three points dropped" for us today, ain't it about time he retired!?
I suggest you should shut up and show more football to John Motson
John Motson: 'I'm the coolest guy in the room'
We're joined now in the box by John Motson and Tom Watt! Tune in:
is to wrestling commentary what John Motson is to football commentary
Its games like this that I miss John Motson being the lead commentator for BBC football, he is the Jim Ross of football.
Always John Motson commentary on Mondays night football!
- Yes hypocrisy from - John Motson made a career out of Ronnie Radford's goal & subsequent pitch invasion!
ya but its not HD.BBC could have John Motson
I had to, although the better man one on the day. I sound like john motson...look like him aswell today
I can't bear Ian Darke or John Motson who seems shocked & starts shrieking at mildest of occurrences 😠 I prefer radio comms...
Full MOTD highlights including after match interviews of Middlesbrough v Wolves, your commentator John Motson
John Motson back on the mic? we need you back part of the on game day. too!
plus that peach of a cross to find Kitson's head. John Motson was loving Shinner off all game!
"Paul Warhurst continues to be the sensation of the season". John Motson from the 1993 FA Cup tie between Derby and Sheff Wednesday.
Good stuff Dave. Colin Welland doing the voiceover, John Motson looking like a womble and Joe Jordan's name wrong on tracksuit?
That ridiculous goal line scramble could've done with the madness of John Motson
it's the John Motson school of sounding surprised at everything
FIFA 2005! You could aim free kicks. John Motson and Ally McCoist. Those were the days.
Chilling now after what has been one of the best away days in modern times!!! Massive result, fans superb!!! Got to meet John Motson too!!!
Referee is having a stinker! John Motson hit the nail on the head there - "Referee knowing the rules, but not knowing the game"
John Motson & Danny Murphy need to un-bury thier heads from the sand. Its football.
I felt the same listening to John Motson on MOTD the other day, think it was Motson anyway
Using both subs at once described as the continental style by motson.
BBC4 - in the words of John Motson, this just gets better and better and better. Superb TV about the new romantic movement
Why is John Motson so against technology in football? Is an age thing...?
John Motson voice, "And, the bricks on the floor. Its red. The brick...red. The red brick. Brick!"
shut up the John motson I'll spit in your mouth you gypsy little mongrole
Why can't John Motson pronounce 'Monday' and 'Saturday' properly? We need to know.
Was John Motson a much better commentator back in his day than he is now?
Well the ball came out to me and I rounded the keeper to slot it in the corner as John Motson waxed lyrical!
John Motson is a truly awful commentator. Surely it's about time he hung up his headphones.
When listening to John Motson commentate, especially when he gets excited, picture Wallace of Wallace and Gromit fame.
I can't be the only one who wishes John Motson would just stop on commentary. His best days are long gone.
See as reactions of commentators go, John Motson's for Chadli's goal on MOTD was the most laid back ever 😂
John Motson has no idea whats going on anymore.
John Motson fails to remark on Muamba incident on the same ground or Gomis' history of fainting.
"If you include the games against Fiorentina, Spurs have gone five games without a win" - John Motson. Aye, that's how stats work.
I'm going to feel intensely nostalgic when John Motson is no more.
its about time john motson hung up his mic his commentary is outdated and boring I have to mute the sound when he is on.
I'm going to watch now to see how many different pronunciations John Motson can manage w/Sigurrdsson? I got 5 in the sweep.Optimistic👍
can't stand John Motson... Prattling on,about a load of old *** Retire.
Good to see John Motson is still atrocious as ever behind the microphone
John Motson seemed surprised by everything. Probably doesn't even know what day it is.
John Motson on MOTD 'Dave Mackay was a legend at Spurs. And at Derby where he built a team of heroes' Remind me. What does BBC mean again?
Can John Motson not be pensioned off?
John Motson's comedy is a thing of strange beauty and wonder
Isn't it about John Motson was put out to grass? Terrible commentator.
As legendary as John Motson is as a football commentator I think its time to hang his mic up
Oowe its john motson commentator for BBC
Not even sure John Motson knows what's happening anymore. Fair play to him
John Motson ruins watching a Spurs win. Should have retired 10 years ago
I think Sigurdsson played for spurs once? Could John Motson tell me one more time so I can be sure?
Barry Davies > John Motson . Latter's a tad over-thought of compared to the quiet composure of Barry.
John Motson always sounds so shocked..
the real John Motson disappeared when MOTD lost its rights to ITV in 2001. When they got it back they had to use a fake.
John Motson mate time to call it day.
John Motson is the Bruce Forsyth of football. Give up and die already. Your commentary is as bad as Michael Owens!
I know John Motson is not every1s cup of tea but I really like him. His love of football shines through in every commentary
Find myself rolling my eyes at everything John Motson says. Everything is a cliche.
John Motson is a really poor commentator. His reputation keeping him in a job
John motson is sounding more and more like Alan partridge in "sports roundup"
Sure John motson only says oh when a goal goes in.
I'm going to miss John Motson when he retires.
John Motson drinking game: Shot every time John goes 'OOOH!' and have a pint every time he mispronounces a player's name
John Motson needs to either stand futher away from the mic, speak more quietly or I need to turn my telly down
John Motson's given that one to Michael Oliver.
John Motson is the best commentator.
John Motson sounds surprised at everything that's happened in this game!
Can't listen to John Motson on motd and not think of his annoying fifa 05 commentating
operation yewtree have incriminating photos of John Motson
I love listening to John Motson. Him, Tim Vickery, Trevor Downey and James Richardson are my favourite voices in football.
Thanks to John Motson for supporting in aid of
A dog in the pub dressed in a John Motson coat. I'm done.
John motson: both teams could have won? Are you sure? Ireland were the only team in it
I fancy the Tyler/Nev combination. John Motson too. Sentimental spot for the old dog.
. i was going to ask, but thought you might also like . Johnny Mathis. John McEnroe. Joni Mitchell. or John Motson
Was this John Motson in the crowd yesterday?
..Better yet, John Motson recommends it! (Seriously, Clough was a genius. Back to back Euro Cups. Incredible.)
We are the famous..the famous kopites !!! --> The Story Of The Kop [BBC Video, John Motson]
John Motson sitting just in front of us and just said hello to Nick Owen, great day
So if John Motson is at KR, does this mean he is a closet Hatter? Really need to win today -
All go here with championships. Gamings John Motson - get him a sheepskin.
John Motson The legend w/ award won by after leading broadcasting for 50 years htt…
Dutch commentator loses it after Legia Warsaw miss, imagine if John Motson did this!
Please watch our banter with fans, Players, BT Sport, John Motson & more after Spurs 2-2 West Ham.
John Motson is apparently covering our game today. Can confirm whether a ticket has been purchased in the name of Operation Yewtree?
The problem with reading John Motson's autobiog is that you hear his voice in every line.feck off Motty, gimme air
Here are 8 mins of highlights of the Exeter game, your commentator John Motson
Just heard snippets of my man commentary last night. Like a young John Motson, Just in baby gap rather than sheepskin.
John Motson & Bobby Robson commentating back in the day. Watch rewind now on
Join Consultant with Mark Chapman,John Motson &Steve Claridge on on 23 Feb for all the weeks sports news.
Could be worse, mate. At least you're not afflicted with John bloody Motson. He IS a ***
The day Ronnie Radford launched John Motson into TV folklore
I believe John Motson commentated on the game. :-)
he makes Michael Owen sound like John Motson !
Martin Keown tonight made Phil Neville sound like John Motson. That is some task, take a bow Martin!
Martin Keown making niall quinn look like John motson
Martin Keown makes Michael Owen look like John Motson. My god the blokes clueless. Did it hit the wall? Did it brush his shorts?
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