Paul Boardman

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Paul Stanley Boardman (born 1969 in Enfield, Middlesex[1]) is an English sports broadcaster who worked for Sky Sports News. He is the son of comedian Stan Boardman and twin brother of television presenter Andrea Boardman.

Football career[edit]

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland, Boardman signed a professional contract with Plymouth Argyle and made an immediate impact, scoring on his league debut against Bournemouth. Injury brought a premature end to Boardman's career at Home Park after just two and a half years, having only made three league appearances.[2]


Paul followed in his father's footsteps, turning his attention to the comedy circuit and spent eight years doing stand-up.

TV career[edit]

Before Boardman joined Sky, he presented a programme on satellite TV channel Men and Motors called Boobs.

Boardman joined the Sky Sports News team as a presenter in June 2001 and also hosted the football phone-in show You're on Sky Sports. Then he hosted Sky Sports' football-highlight show Football First.

To date, the highlight of Boardman's time in the Sky Sports News studio was interviewing Dutch legend Johan Cruyff, and he would fulfil a huge ambition if he had the chance to interview boxing legend, Muhammad Ali.

Personal life[edit]

Boardman still plays the odd game of 5-a-side and remains a football lover and massive fan of Liverpool.