- Jul 5, 2003
Gary Lineker to step back from presenting MOTD
Gary Lineker to step back from presenting Match of the Day until agreement reached on social media use - BBC statement
Gary Lineker is to step back from presenting Match of the Day until an agreement is reached on his social media use - BBC statement.
It follows an impartiality row over comments he made criticising the government's new asylum policy.
In a tweet, the presenter had compared the language used by the government to set out its plan to "that used by Germany in the 30s".