Gary Lineker row hits BBC’s Match of the Day 2 and WSL coverage | BBC

The BBC has been forced to scale back a second day of sports programming amid a deepening row over the suspension of Gary Lineker.

The corporation will air a shortened version of Match of the Day 2 without presenters or pundits after a mass walkout by BBC stars in support of Lineker.

Guy Mowbray, one of the BBC’s best-known commentators, said there would be “no normal” Match of the Day 2 on Sunday: “The scheduled commentary team are in full agreement with our BBC Sport colleagues. We hope that a resolution can be found ASAP.”

It came after the BBC cut back its coverage of the…


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