Paul Boardman

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Paul Stanley Boardman (born 6 November 1967 in Enfield, Middlesex) 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.[1]

Comedy[edit]

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.

Personal life[edit]

Boardman supports Liverpool.

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