Sam Matterface

Samuel Matterface is an English sports broadcaster currently working for TalkSPORT[1] and ITV Sport.

Sam Matterface
Samuel Matterface

1978 (age 41–42)
EducationCoopers School
OccupationPresenter, sports commentator
Spouse(s)Natalie Sawyer (–2014, divorced)
Stef Matterface (m. 2018)


Matterface started working in sports radio in 1992 for local hospital radio station OHR, before moving into commercial radio at 16. He worked at BBC Radio Kent in 1998, then Capital Radio Sport from 1999. Matterface worked at the south-coast radio station 107.4 The Quay, where he presented the breakfast show and a variety of sports related programmes from 2001–2007. He started presenting on Sky Sports News in July 2007, before leaving in late 2010.[2]

On 12 January 2018, Matterface was confirmed as Matt Chapman's replacement as commentator for ITV's Dancing on Ice.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

A supporter of Chelsea FC. Matterface was previously married to former Sky Sports colleague Natalie Sawyer with whom he has a child.[4]


  1. ^ Plunkett, John (13 August 2010). "TalkSport hires Sky Sports' Sam Matterface as football commentator". The Guardian. Guardian News and Media. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
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  3. ^ "Sam Matterface replaces Matt Chapman as Dancing on Ice commentator". Radio Times. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
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