Vicky Gomersall

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Vicky Gomersall
Born (1971-12-31) 31 December 1971 (age 42)
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Occupation Presenter

Vicky Gomersall (born 31 December 1971 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire) is a British sports news reporter currently working for Sky Sports News.

Broadcasting career[edit]

Gomersall joined the Sky Sports News presenting team in the summer of 2005, having made the transition from reporter to presenter.[1][2]

She originally reported on events in and around the North West, and lists being at Anfield on the day Emlyn Hughes died as her most memorable assignment. A Liverpool fan, Gomersall explains: "I felt honoured to interview so many Liverpool legends about their beloved 'Crazy Horse'. All the former players started to just turn up without even being asked. It was a massive mark of respect to the man both they and the fans, including me, adored. It was a very emotional day but one I shall never forget."

Personal life[edit]

Gomersall was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire on 31 December, 1971. She attended Cheltenham Bournside School, and Kingston University London where she gained her degree in English and Drama.

She lists football and cricket as her first loves but also enjoys athletics. As a schoolgirl she ran for Cheltenham district when her hero was Daley Thompson. Vicky used to play football for Fulham Ladies and still plays 5-a-side football.

Gomersall is a supporter of Liverpool and also follows Cheltenham Town.

Gomersall returned to Sky Sports News in December 2009 following the birth of her daughter, Maya, Vicky is currently pregnant with her second baby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ verbatim tvnewsroom.co.uk
  2. ^ Vicky Gomersall skysports.com