Keys and Gray return to talkSPORT for new season

From a press release to
Posted 13 August 2014, 11.29am edt

Ahead of the start of the new Barclays Premier League season, talkSPORT, the world’s biggest sports radio station, announces further exciting developments to its weekend schedule.

Legendary sports broadcasters Richard Keys and Andy Gray return to the talkSPORT airwaves after the summer with a brand new monthly show from Saturday 6 September. Keys & Gray: Inside Sport will speak to some of the most famous names in sport combined with sharp and opinionated analysis and agenda-setting content.

Richard Keys said: “I’m delighted that Andy and I will continue working with the world’s biggest sports radio station this season. We’ll ensure that we keep listeners across all the important news and interviews from the world of football and beyond.”

Friday evenings sees a new show hosted by former Republic of Ireland footballer Matt Holland - Kick-Off: Players’ Lounge. The all-football Friday night will hear from the managers and players set to hit the back pages alongside features and analysis to give supporters the perfect start to the weekend.

Matt Holland said: “Friday nights are a special time for both players and fans as the excitement begins to build for the weekend games ahead. I can’t wait to get some fantastic exclusives from those preparing to be on the pitch to bring to talkSPORT listeners.”

The new changes are in addition to those that the station announced last week. Mike Tindall, former England rugby captain and 2003 Rugby World Cup winner, joins as a co-host on Colin Murray’s show (weekdays 10am-1pm) each Monday. Nottingham Forest boss and former England captain Stuart Pearce will commentate on the station’s live football and feature across the station. And former England midfielder Ray Wilkins joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast (weekdays 6-10am) on Fridays. Plus Danny Kelly hosts a new show, The Season Ticket (Saturdays 9pm-12am).

talkSPORT Programme Director Liam Fisher said: “Last week we announced some fantastic new names to our line-up and it’s a privilege to be confirming even more exciting changes to the talkSPORT schedule to make sure we’re the best in the business.”

talkSPORT is the world’s biggest sports radio station and is global audio partner of the Premier League. The station is an official broadcaster of the Barclays Premier League, FA Cup and the Capital One Cup. talkSPORT is available on 1089/1053AM, on digital radio, on mobile and online.