Dan O'Hagan

Daniel O'Hagan is a freelance football commentator[1] and TV presenter as well as covering the UEFA Champions League for SBS in Australia. Formerly he was the voice of the world feed for the French Football League. He is best known for being the youngest commentator in BBC Match of the Day history on the English Premier League, and also for his work on ESPN, Eurosport, Fox Sports and The Football League Show for BBC One. O'Hagan also commentates on Bundesliga games in English.[2]

LifeEdit

Originally from Stourbridge in the Black Country he lived in Norwich, Norfolk for many years while working for Anglia Television.[citation needed] Between 2009 and 2012 he was one of the commentators for the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford He also produces and presents the popular Display Frequency aviation podcast.[citation needed] O'Hagan is a keen fundraiser for Alzheimer's Disease charities, and has been since his father was diagnosed with the condition.[citation needed]

He supports Wolverhampton Wanderers and Norwich City.[3]

O'Hagan received a threatening email that was from an IP address located in the House of Commons in June 2020, whose sender declared that he was trying to find the place where O'Hagan lived. The threat came after O'Hagan had criticised prominent far-right politician Nigel Farage.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Interview with Dan O'Hagan". York Vision.
  2. ^ Associated Press (24 May 2020). "Bundesliga commentator calls games from London". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  3. ^ O'Hagan, Dan (26 May 2009). "And Now For Something Completely Different..." Dan O'Hagan. Retrieved 15 December 2009. On an entirely personal level, being at Molineux as a fan to see Wolves clinch promotion back in April will stay with me for a long, long time.
  4. ^ "Commentator Dan O'Hagan gets email threat 'from Parliament'". BBC News. 10 June 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2020.

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