BBC announce plans for Match of the Day following Gary Lineker impartiality row

The BBC have announced that Match of the Day will go ahead as planned on Saturday evening but without studio punditry after host Gary Lineker was forced to temporarily step back from his role.

Lineker recently criticised the government’s use of language when describing their new asylum policy, comparing it to “that used by Germany in the 30s”.

Though the situation appeared to be resolved earlier this week, the BBC announced on Friday afternoon that Lineker would be ‘stepping away’ from his duties while they sought a resolution to his use of social media.

However, Sky News then reported that…


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