Gary Lineker

Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale gestures as he celebrates a goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Getafe CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on December 5, 2015
Gareth Bale welcomes second daughter
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale announces the birth of his second daughter, Nava Valentina Bale.
Mar 22, 19:59
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale gestures as he celebrates a goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Getafe CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on December 5, 2015
Report: Real Madrid want to tie down Gareth Bale with contract extension
Real Madrid reportedly want to offer Gareth Bale a two-year contract extension after he became the all-time top-scoring British player in La Liga.
Mar 21, 12:44
Real Madrid players celebrate scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Result: Real Madrid breeze past Sevilla in Madrid
Real Madrid move to within one point of second-placed Atletico Madrid in the La Liga table courtesy of a 4-0 win over Sevilla at the Bernabeu.
Mar 20, 21:20
Reverend Claudio Ranieri during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Leicester City at Selhurst Park.
Mar 18, 00:11
Gary Lineker arrives in Zurich for the England bid at the FIFA World Cup 2018 & 2022 Host Announcement on December 2, 2010
Gary Lineker blasts "shambolic" Newcastle United following Steve McClaren sack
Gary Lineker describes Newcastle United's board as "shambolic" following Steve McClaren's sacking as manager.
Mar 11, 12:03
Gary Lineker arrives in Zurich for the England bid at the FIFA World Cup 2018 & 2022 Host Announcement on December 2, 2010
Gary Lineker: 'Gianni Infantino has one hell of a job to do as FIFA president'
Former England footballer Gary Lineker says that Gianni Infantino has "one hell of a job" to do after being elected the new FIFA president.
Feb 26, 18:15
Former England footballer Gary Lineker leaves a Thanksgiving Service to remember the life of former England football manager Sir Bobby Robson on September 29, 2009
Gary Lineker and wife Danielle divorce after six years of marriage
Match of the Day host Gary Lineker divorces his wife Danielle after six years of marriage.
Jan 13, 10:40
New heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury at a press conference on November 30, 2015
Tyson Fury apologises for controversial comments at SPOTY
Tyson Fury apologises for causing offence with comments about homosexuality and women while appearing on stage at the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year awards.
Dec 20, 20:24
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on September 23, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Gary Lineker critical of Manchester United's Bastian Schweinsteiger
Gary Lineker provides a negative assessment of the displays that Bastian Schweinsteiger has so far produced in a Manchester United shirt.
Dec 16, 00:10
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy arrives off the bus before the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on December 5, 2015
Walkers create limited edition Jamie Vardy crisps
Walkers have made a limited edition flavour of crisps to celebrate Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy's goalscoring record.
Dec 12, 12:29
Gary Lineker arrives in Zurich for the England bid at the FIFA World Cup 2018 & 2022 Host Announcement on December 2, 2010
Gary Lineker jokes about becoming Tom Daley's new synchronised diving partner
Gary Lineker jokes that he has become Tom Daley's synchronised diving partner after bumping into the Olympian poolside at the London Aquatics Centre.
Nov 27, 10:56
Former England footballer Gary Lineker leaves a Thanksgiving Service to remember the life of former England football manager Sir Bobby Robson on September 29, 2009
Gary Lineker hails Tottenham Hotspur performance
Tottenham Hotspur legend Gary Lineker pays tribute to his former team's first-half performance in Sunday's Premier League clash at home to West Ham United.
Nov 22, 16:56
England's Terry Butcher slide tackles France's Michel Platini in 1982.
England's last five wins over France
Ahead of their meeting, Sports Mole looks back on England's five most recent victories over their French counterparts.
Nov 17, 11:30
Chris Waddle of England in action during the European Championship qualifying match against Yugoslavia at Wembley Stadium in London. England won the match 2-0.
On this day: Unlikely England goalscorers sink Yugoslavia
Twenty-nine years ago today, goals from defensive duo Gary Mabbutt and Viv Anderson saw England record a 2-0 victory over Yugoslavia at Wembley.
Nov 12, 06:00
Portrait of Alan Brazil of Manchester United
On this day: Manchester United win thriller at Filbert Street
Thirty-one years ago today, Manchester United won by the odd goal in five away at Leicester City.
Nov 10, 06:00
Wayne Rooney of England is presented with the Golden Boot by Sir Bobby Charlton after breaking his record of 49 goals prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between England and Estonia at Wembley on October 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
David Moyes: 'Wayne Rooney will break more records'
David Moyes hails Wayne Rooney as "remarkable" and says that England's all-time top scorer will break more records before he retires.
Oct 20, 23:02
Howard Kendall pictured in 1997
Legendary ex-Everton manager Howard Kendall dies, 69
Former Everton manager Howard Kendall dies at the age of 69.
Oct 17, 11:15
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney kicks the ball during the English League Cup third round football match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 23, 2015.
Interview: Danny Higginbotham: 'Don't write off Manchester United's Wayne Rooney'
Sports Mole discusses Wayne Rooney's ongoing slump in form with former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham.
Oct 16, 14:00
English forward Gary Lineker celebrates after scoring a goal during the World Cup first round soccer match between England and Poland 11 June 1986 in Monterrey. Lineker scored three goals as England defeated Poland 3-0.
On this day: England's Gary Lineker scores twice against Northern Ireland
Twenty-nine years ago today, Gary Lineker found the net twice during England's 3-0 European Championships qualifying victory over Northern Ireland at Wembley.
Oct 15, 06:00
Jurgen Klopp pictured on April 28, 2015
Gary Lineker 'excited' by Jurgen Klopp's impending arrival at Liverpool
Gary Lineker describes Jurgen Klopp's impending move to Liverpool as a "bloody exciting" appointment.
Oct 8, 15:38
Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen sit in the royal box to watch the men's singles final between Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Britain's Andy Murray on day thirteen of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All
Coleen Rooney opens up about Wayne Rooney's "stupid" past
Coleen opens up about husband Wayne Rooney's "stupid" past when the Manchester United captain was alleged to have cheated on her.
Oct 6, 11:19
Former England footballer Gary Lineker leaves a Thanksgiving Service to remember the life of former England football manager Sir Bobby Robson on September 29, 2009
Gary Lineker announces death of mother Margaret
Former England captain Gary Lineker announces on social media that his mother Margaret, 76, has passed away.
Sep 29, 22:15
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Gary Lineker backs Manchester United's Wayne Rooney to become TV pundit
Gary Lineker believes that Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will become a TV pundit when he retires from football.
Sep 29, 12:04
Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014
England captain Wayne Rooney: 'I should not have played in 2006 World Cup'
England captain Wayne Rooney admits that he should have sat out of the 2006 World Cup due to his injury woes.
Sep 29, 06:36
MK Dons coach Ian Wright looks on prior to the FA Cup with Budweiser Second Round match between MK Dons and AFC Wimbledon at StadiumMK on December 2, 2012
Video: Ian Wright hits back at Gary Lineker's dig about lack of Champions League success
Ian Wright mocks Gary Lineker's appearance after the TV host makes a dig about the former Arsenal man's failure to win the Champions League.
Sep 17, 09:59
England coach Gary Neville watches a training session on August 11, 2013
Gary Neville dismisses Wayne Rooney critics
Gary Neville dismisses Wayne Rooney's critics after the Manchester United captain became England's all-time top scorer last week.
Sep 15, 19:56
Former England footballer Gary Lineker leaves a Thanksgiving Service to remember the life of former England football manager Sir Bobby Robson on September 29, 2009
Gary Lineker expects Manchester United to fail in Champions League campaign
Gary Lineker plays down Manchester United's chances of winning the Champions League this season.
Sep 15, 08:44
Wayne Rooney of England celebrates scoring their second goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between England and Switzerland at Wembley Stadium on September 8, 2015
Wayne Rooney's family life to feature in documentary with Gary Lineker
Wayne Rooney will give insight into his family life in a new BBC documentary with Gary Lineker.
Sep 10, 17:14
Theo Walcott of England celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifying Group Six match between Croatia and England at the Maksimir Stadium on September 10, 2008
On this day: Theo Walcott nets England hat-trick
Seven years ago today, Theo Walcott became the youngster ever player to score a hat-trick for England.
Sep 10, 08:00
Wayne Rooney of England celebrates scoring their second goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between England and Switzerland at Wembley Stadium on September 8, 2015
Gary Lineker: 'Wayne Rooney could score 70 for England'
England legend Gary Lineker believes that Wayne Rooney could end up scoring up to 70 goals for his country having surpassed Sir Bobby Charlton's record.
Sep 9, 22:41
Everton's Andy Johnson celebrates scoring his first goal during their English Premiership football match against Liverpool at Goodison Park, Liverpool, 09 September 2006. AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS
On this day: Everton's Andy Johnson stars on Merseyside derby debut
Nine years ago today, summer signing Andy Johnson scored a brace as Everton defeated rivals Liverpool 3-0 at Goodison Park.
Sep 9, 08:00
Wayne Rooney of England celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier between San Marino and England at Stadio Olimpico on September 5, 2015
Where Wayne Rooney ranks among England's greatest goalscorers
Sports Mole looks at England's top five scorers, as Wayne Rooney moves level with Bobby Charlton's record of 49 goals.
Sep 5, 20:44
England fans celebrate their 5-1 win over Germany in Munich on September 08, 2001.
England's biggest away wins
Sports Mole looks back at England's biggest away victories ahead of their Euro 2016 qualifier with San Marino.
Sep 5, 14:44
Harry Kane of Spurs wears the captain's armband during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur at Turf Moor on April 5, 2015
Video: Tottenham Hotspur stars, Alan Shearer take part in 'dizzy' penalties craze
Tottenham Hotspur stars Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen take part in the GlobalGoals 'dizzy' penalties challenge, while Alan Shearer also gets in on the craze.
Aug 21, 17:44
Former England footballer Gary Lineker leaves a Thanksgiving Service to remember the life of former England football manager Sir Bobby Robson on September 29, 2009
Video: Gary Lineker struggles in 'dizzy' penalties challenge
Former England footballer Gary Lineker struggles to complete the GlobalGoals 'dizzy' penalty challenge.
Aug 21, 16:16
Patrick Bamford in action for Crystal Palace against Arsenal on August 16, 2015
Patrick Bamford wants TV presenter job
Crystal Palace striker Patrick Bamford admits that he wants to present Match of the Day when he retires from football.
Aug 17, 09:11
Alan Shearer of Blackburn Rovers in action during the Charity Shield match against Everton at Wembley Stadium in London. Everton won the match 1-0 on August 12, 1995
On this day: Blackburn Rovers sign Alan Shearer
Twenty-three years ago today, Blackburn Rovers parted with a record fee of £3.3m to sign Southampton's young striker Alan Shearer.
Jul 27, 08:00
Monaco's Italian coach Claudio Ranieri looks on before the kick of a French L1 football match between Bordeaux and Monaco on August 10, 2013
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri not worried by criticism
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri reveals that he is not concerned about criticism of his appointment at Nigel Pearson's successor at the King Power Stadium.
Jul 21, 03:00
Former England footballer Gary Lineker leaves a Thanksgiving Service to remember the life of former England football manager Sir Bobby Robson on September 29, 2009
Gary Lineker: 'Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri appointment uninspiring'
Gary Lineker says that Claudio Ranieri's appointment as Leicester City is an "uninspiring" choice.
Jul 14, 08:44
Former England footballer Gary Lineker leaves a Thanksgiving Service to remember the life of former England football manager Sir Bobby Robson on September 29, 2009
Gary Lineker blasts "pompous" Wimbledon for rejecting Lewis Hamilton over outfit
Gary Lineker slams Wimbledon officials for not allowing Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton to sit in the royal box as he was not wearing the correct outfit.
Jul 13, 16:40