THE BBC and ITV line-ups are out for Sunday’s Euro 2020 final and the heavyweight stars have secured their starting spots in the team.
England take on Italy at Wembley with an 8pm kick-off at the home of football.
Gary Lineker will present coverage of England’s first major final for 55 years on BBC OneCredit: Reuters
Ex-Arsenal pair Ian Wright and Lee Dixon will be together for ITV – with the former defender co-commentatingCredit: ITV
And both broadcasters will have live coverage of the Three Lions’ biggest match in 55 years on terrestrial telly.
For the Beeb, Gary Lineker is in the host’s chair with fellow legends Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard providing punditry.
The commentary team is the first-choice pairing of Guy Mowbray supported by Jermaine Jenas.
Gabby Logan will be the pitchside reporter with Alex Scott and Jurgen Klinsmann while Kelly Somers will conduct the interviews.
The programme starts on BBC One and the iPlayer at 6.20pm with 100 minutes of pre-match build-up.
ITV start their show ten minutes later as blockbuster trio Ian Wright, Roy Keane and Gary Neville join Mark Pougatch in the Wembley studio.
Sam Matterface and Lee Dixon will call the game with the microphones from the gantry – with added in-game insight from Neville and Emma Hayes.
Seema Jaswal fulfils the Logan role on ITV as Hayes and Ashley Cole give their thoughts before kick-off.
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The BBC had England’s Euros opener against Croatia before ITV showed the games against Scotland and Czech Republic.
Lineker and Co had the rights for the wins over Germany and Ukraine with more than 50million views across the two matches.
But it was the Pougatch party on Wednesday as a record-breaking 27.6m tuned in for the Denmark semi-final, with Harry Kane’s extra-time rebound securing the Three Lions’ spot in the final.
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Alan Shearer and Rio Ferdinand will be in the studio with Jurgen Klinsmann offering insight pitchsideCredit: pixel8000
England fans will be hoping for more scenes like this – regardless of whether they choose BBC r ITVCredit: Getty
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