BBC Sport’s Lee Dixon heads to ITV Sport
» By Nick Barnes » Posted July 21st 2012, 11.55am » No Comments
BBC Sports’ Lee Dixon is moving over to ITV Sports to join Adrian Chiles, it has been announced.
The former Arsenal and England defender will join the likes of Roy Keane and Gareth Southgate and will be a part of the panel for ITV’s Tuesday night Champions League Coverage when it returns in the autumn, as well as FA Cup and Europa League matches.
Dixon confirmed his departure via his Twitter account, stating: “Sad to be leaving the BBC. Nothing lasts forever. New challenges ahead. Loved my time there. Wonderful people.”
He also confirmed he’d be making the move over to ITV via a tweet yesterday, tweeting: “So there it is. ITV it is then. Very excited about the job.
Dixon will also appear in the broadcaster’s England World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign.
Take a look at an ITV Sports prom0, below: