Why did Alan Hansen leave Match of the Day?

ALAN HANSEN has revealed that he retired after 22 years as a telly pundit on Match of the Day in 2014 because of nerves. The footy legend said that his nerves only got worse as his punditry career progressed.

When did Alan Hansen retire from Match of the Day?

On 5 September 2013, Hansen announced he would retire as a Match of the Day pundit following the 2014 World Cup.

Is Alan Hansen married?

Janet HansenAlan Hansen / Spouse (m. 1980)

What ever happened to Alan Hansen?

Alan Hansen has confessed he gave up his job as a football pundit on Match of the Day after being overcome by crippling nerves. The Liverpool and Scotland legend was a regular fixture on the BBC sofa on Saturday nights for 22 years before retiring in 2014.

How old is Alan Hansen?

66 years (June 13, 1955)Alan Hansen / Age

How tall is Alan Hansen?

6′ 2″Alan Hansen / Height

Who is the youngest player to play for Liverpool?

At 16 years, 250 days old, Jack Robinson remains the youngest player to make an appearance for Liverpool in a league match. Robinson’s debut in a 0-0 draw with Hull City back in May 2010 came in Rafael Benítez’s final game in charge of the Reds and he is the only 16-year-old to play in league competition for Liverpool.

Who is the greatest Liverpool player ever?

Phil Neal is the most decorated player in Liverpool history.

What age is Alan Hansen?

What number was Alan Hansen?

Alan Hansen

Season club
81/82 Liverpool FC 6
81/82 Liverpool FC 10
81/82 Liverpool FC 11
80/81 Liverpool FC 6

Who is the oldest player in LFC?

Ned Doig who appeared 53 times for the club, is the oldest player to have played for Liverpool.

When did Alan Hansen leave match of the day?

Retrieved 6 April 2018. ^ “Alan Hansen to leave Match of the Day role after 22 years”. BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 5 September 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. ^ a b “Alan Hansen to leave Match of the Day role after 22 years”.

What has Alan Hansen said about his retirement?

Alan Hansen has retired as a Match of the Day pundit after 22 years on Britain’s most-watched football show. The 58-year-old former Scotland and Liverpool defender retired from the game in 1991, becoming a BBC pundit one year later. “Very sad,” said Hansen on his final show.

What is Alan Hansen famous for?

Alan David Hansen (born 13 June 1955) is a Scottish former footballer and BBC television football pundit. He played as a central defender for Partick Thistle, for the successful Liverpool team of the late 1970s and 1980s, and for the Scotland national football team.

What has Steve Hansen done for the BBC?

Sky Television employed Hansen as a pundit and summariser almost as soon as he ceased playing, and soon he had established enough of a reputation as a considered observer and thinker within the game for the BBC to approach him. He began working for BBC Radio 5 Live, before moving on to Match of the Day.