David Jones (presenter)

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David Jones is an English sports broadcaster working for Sky Sports.

David Jones went to Stokesley Comprehensive school in North Yorkshire. Jones became a presenter on Sky Sports News in February 2003 after spending two seasons as a pitch-side reporter on Premiership Plus. Starting his journalistic career as a news reporter on the Derbyshire Times in Chesterfield, he joined Sky for the launch of Sky Sports News in 1998, presenting alongside Georgie Thompson for a number of years. Jones presented The Football League on Sky Sports from the 2007-08 season until 2011.

Starting in 2012, Jones was announced as the host of The Footballers' Football Show, a programme which discusses the key football issues of the week.[1] Recent guests have included Joey Barton.

In June 2013, Sky Sports announced a brand new show for the 2013-14 season called Saturday Night Football, for their coverage of 5.30pm Saturday evening Premier League fixtures. The show is presented by Jones alongside Jamie Redknapp with an audience of football fans debating current football issues.[2]

In addition to this, David is heavily involved with Sky Sports' live UEFA Champions League coverage and has fronted numerous live England international matches.


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He is a fan of Sunderland and has mentioned it many times on Sky Sports News. He also took part in 'The Match' on Sky1, playing in front of 50,000 people at Newcastle United's St James' Park Stadium, and he was once voted Company Magazine's 'North East Bachelor of the Year'. On Monday 5th May 2014 Jones played In Jody Craddocks testimonial game for Sunderland XI.

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