Geoff Shreeves

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Geoff Shreeves is a reporter on Sky Sports.[1] He joined the channel in 1992, the first season of The Premier League. Shreeves went to Verulam School in St Albans.[2] He made his reporting debut in 1999 alongside Clare Tomlinson. He can now be seen reporting on the touch-line in Premier League matches live on Sky Sports. Shreeves can also be seen reporting for Fox Sports before Champions League games. Shreeves is also a regular presenter for The Debate on Sky Sports.

He appears in FIFA 13 onwards providing injury updates during played matches.[3][circular reference]

Immediately following Chelsea's victory over Barcelona in the 2012 UEFA Champions League semi-final, Shreeves memorably asked Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanović during a live interview: "Were you booked after the penalty?" Ivanović responded: "Yeah, I was". Shreeves then told him: "You know that means you're out of the final now?" Ivanović appeared confused and turned towards teammate Ashley Cole, who was standing to his right, while Shreeves continued: "Unfortunately it means you don't play in the final". The Guardian later described it as a "broadcasting outrage".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CHARLES SALE: Friendship goes out the window as Fergie snubs his pal from Sky".
  2. ^ Wiki, Players. "Fox Sports Geoff Shreeves Biography". playerswiki.com. Players Wiki. Retrieved 8 February 2019.
  3. ^ "FIFA 13". Wikipedia. Wikipedia. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  4. ^ Murray, Scott (8 May 2019). "Sky Sports Geoff Shreeves crushes Chelsea's Ivanovic on live TV". The Guardian. Web archived, 8 May 2019.