Thursday 26 April 2018

Match of the Day studio could be yours for £10,000

Match of the Day host Gary Lineker in front of the 70ft backdrop in 2010
Match of the Day host Gary Lineker in front of the 70ft backdrop in 2010

Independent Newsdesk and Agencies

The BBC has decided to auction off the old Match of the Day studio which could fetch up to £10,000 for the broadcaster.

The London studio was used by host Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Alan Hansen among others and will go under the hammer in November.

Among the items for sale according to The Daily Mail will be Match of the Day's 70-ft long former backdrop which was in use from 2007 until 2011 before relocation to Salford.

Auctioneers Peaker Pattinson will sell the set on behalf of the BBC.

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