Andy Townsend

ITV Football Pundit


Andy Townsend is a British football speaker and ex-international player for the Republic of Ireland at no less than two world cups; with a prolific playing career behind him Townsend has established himself as a TV pundit, radio presenter and sports speaker for a number of high profile productions and at several notable events.

Before retiring to become a football speaker and television personality Townsend was known for his time at Southampton, Chelsea, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough, as well as his high profile celebrity status at the height of his professional playing career.

The son of former Charlton Athletic and Crystal Palace player Don Townsend Andy is a passionate, enigmatic and experienced football speaker; he has worked both as the presenter and pundit for ITV’s coverage of the Premiership as well as turning his voice talents to video games by acting as commentator and pundit on the EA game 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa and FIFA 14.

Now known for his work as a TV and radio presenter Andy Townsend travels the UK working as a sports speaker a numerous football themed events, his knowledge of the beautiful game is second to none whilst his wealth of anecdotes and insights into life behind the camera and in the changing rooms make for captivating entertainment at any corporate event.

Outside his work as a football speaker Andy is a passionate fundraiser, patron of the George Coller Memorial Fund Townsend has also run the Great North Run raising funds for other charitable organizations.

To book football speaker, player and pundit Andy Townsend as the TV or radio presenter for your production or as the after dinner speaker for your event contact Champions Speakers: the specialist sports speakers’ agency by completing the online form or by telephone on: +44 1509 85 29 27

  • Sports Commentary
  • Professional Football
  • Performing Under Pressure

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