John Murray (sports broadcaster)
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John Murray was brought up on a family farm in Northumberland, which straddles Hadrian's Wall. He was educated at Haydon Bridge High School and studied geography at the University of Wales, Lampeter. His career in radio began at TFM Radio on Teesside. He joined BBC Tees in 1994. In 1995 he transferred to the BBC Radio Sport department in London and, by 1998, he had become part of the football commentary team.
He has also commentated on Golf, Cricket and Olympic Equestrian. Murray made his FA Cup final commentary debut on 5 Live on 15 May 2010, describing Chelsea's 1–0 victory over Portsmouth alongside Ingham. He is now established as the first choice Sunday 4:30pm commentator.
He lives in North Yorkshire with his family.
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