Match of the Day could possibly be solely silent tonight except the BBC are in a position to safe different commentary rights, in keeping with stories.
All six Match of the Day commentators scheduled to work right now’s video games joined the boycott of the programme following the BBC’s determination to droop Gary Lineker over his use of social media.
The BBC stated on Friday night time that Match of the Day could be proven “without studio presentation or punditry” after Ian Wright and Alan Shearer stepped down out of “solidarity” with Lineker.
It was thought the BBC would be capable of use the Premier League’s ‘World Feed’ to switch their very own commentators however the Daily Mail, amongst others, are reporting that the broadcaster has been unable to safe the rights.
Match of the Day may subsequently be compelled to point out match footage with out sound, except BBC bosses are capable of finding an answer earlier than 10:20pm tonight.
The BBC have in the meantime apologised for “limited sport programming this weekend” after Football Focus and Final Score had been axed from the afternoon’s schedule.
The programmes had been pulled after hosts Alex Scott and Jason Mohammed stated they might not seem on air.
It comes after the BBC dominated Lineker’s criticism of the federal government’s new asylum coverage had breached their impartiality tips.