Search for next footy pundit

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A HUNT for the next John Motson is under way in a bid to find two budding football commentators.

Aspiring pundits from Sheffield are needed to report from sessions and select football matches as part of The FA Tesco Skills Programme – including an England game at Wembley Stadium.

Two fans, aged between eight and 11, will be selected on the basis of their budding reporting skills.

They will also have the chance to meet a mystery famous pundit and write their own column in children’s newspaper, First News.

To enter, youngsters must submit a 200-word report on a recent game of football they have watched by email to

The closing date is Friday, February 10.