Gary Lineker back on air as Alan Shearer addresses 'difficult situation' after tweet row

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Gary Lineker has returned to his presenting duties on the BBC, with football pundit Alan Shearer speaking about the "difficult situation" he and his colleagues faced after a row over impartiality.

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Published 2 weeks ago -  02:18
Starmer: PM should stand up to snowflake MPs in Lineker row
Sir Keir Starmer has questioned the prime minister's personal links to so-called mentor Richard Sharp, and asked whether the BBC chairman's position was still tenable. The Labour Party leader also called on Rishi Sunak to "stand up to his snowflake MPs waging war on free speech" following a row over Match of the Day host Gary Lineker's tweets. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at

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Gary Lineker

English footballer and television presenter (born 1960)
Gary Lineker has won his £4.9m tax appeal against HMRC.
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Alan Shearer

English former footballer and pundit

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