Sportsound is BBC Radio Scotland's main radio sports show. It provides coverage to listeners on medium wave, FM, DAB Digital Radio and via the internet. It is best known for its exclusive live commentary of Scottish Premiership football games. It is broadcast seven days a week, and on on-match days has an 1810–2200 slot on 810 MW. On Saturdays, at least two matches are broadcast by MW, and the main FM frequency with the Open All Mics feature broadcast on the BBC Radio nan Gàidheal frequency and the remaining matches online where the other matches are simulcast.


Commentators and pitchsideEdit


Additionally, former managers, assistant managers and players can be heard as guest analysts.

Former presentersEdit

  • Brian Marjoribanks (original host)
  • Tom Ferrie
  • Derek Rae
  • Roy Small

Roddy Forsyth

Former commentators and analystsEdit

Player of the Year AwardEdit

At the end of the Scottish football season, the player in the Scottish Premier League who has accumulated the most man-of-the match awards from the league season is awarded the Sportsound Player of the Year.

Award Season Player Club Ref
BBC Radio Scotland Sportsound Player of the Year 2005–06 Russell Anderson Aberdeen [1][2]
2006–07 Scott McDonald Motherwell [3]
2007–08 Aiden McGeady Celtic [4]
2008–09 Pedro Mendes Rangers [5]
2009–10 Dougie Imrie Hamilton Academcal [6][7]


  1. ^ "7 Of The Best Players To Ever Play For Aberdeen". 7OTB. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Years of memories and a love for one football club… Looking back on Russell Anderson's career". Press and Journal. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Sportsound Player of the Year 2006/07". BBC. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Sportsound Player of the Year 2007/08". BBC. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Sportsound Player of the Year 2008/09". BBC. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Sportsound Player of the Year 2009/10". BBC. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Sportsound Player of the Year 2010/11". BBC. Retrieved 16 May 2019.

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