James Sharman

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James Sharman is a writer and sportscaster at Sportsnet in Canada, focusing on soccer.

Born in Sevenoaks, England, he started working for The Score in 1997.

He was the host of The Footy Show on The Score and he was a co-host on The Hardcore Footy Show when this show was broadcast on Hardcore Sports Radio, Sirius XM Radio channel 98, alongside fellow Englishman Kristian Jack and sportscaster Brendan Dunlop.

With the 2006 introduction of Toronto FC into Major League Soccer, Sharman has also done play-by-play for some games. As of 2016, Sharman has served as colour analyst on the radio broadcast of matches on Sportsnet 590 The Fan.

After the Score was purchased by Sportsnet in 2012 and re-branded as Sportsnet 360,[1] Sharman became one of the regular co-hosts of Soccer Central. He often appears on Sportsnet's Premier League coverage in Canada alongside broadcasters such as Danny Dichio and Craig Forrest.

During an interview with TheScore.com, Sharman stated that his interests include soccer, rugby, travelling, and cooking.[2] His favourite soccer club is Liverpool.


  1. ^ "Rogers makes purchase of Score Media Inc. - Sportsnet.ca". Sportsnet.ca. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  2. ^ James Sharman interview