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Who is John Motson’s wife Anne, how long have the couple been together and how many children do they have?

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JOHN MOTSON’s legendary commentary has been a fixture of Saturday afternoon’s for over 50 years. The veteran broadcaster began his career as a newspaper reporter before finding his calling as a TV and radio commentator, going on to become one of the most iconic voices in football. CLAIM YOUR FREE £30 BET Check out this […]

JOHN MOTSON’s legendary commentary has been a fixture of Saturday afternoon’s for over 50 years.

The veteran broadcaster began his career as a newspaper reporter before finding his calling as a TV and radio commentator, going on to become one of the most iconic voices in football.

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John Motson is hanging up his sheepskin coat after 50 years
John Motson is hanging up his sheepskin coat after 50 years
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But after five decades Motty is now finally hanging up his mic and sheepskin coat.

Who is John Motson’s wife Anne?

MOTTY’s wife Anne is a big football fan and comes from the North East. 

She compiled extensive football journals over a 30-year period which included the teams results, newspaper cuttings and squad news, resulting in Motto calling her the ‘ultimate statto’.

The pair have lived in Hertfordshire for 12 years, within striking distance of Motson’s club Barnet.

Roy Hodgson presented John Motson with a gift after Crystal Palace's win over West Brom
Roy Hodgson presented John Motson with a gift after Crystal Palace’s win over West Brom
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How long have the couple been together?

MOTSON and Anne got married back in 1977.

The couple have currently been together for 41 years.

How many children do they have?

THEY have one son, Fred, who was born in 1986.

A devoted family man, Motson received a special lifetime achievement award at the 2018 Baftas.

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