Gary Lineker to return as host of Match of the Day: BBC apologises for ‘confusion by grey areas’

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By Jack Mendel Match Of The Day host Gary Lineker will continue as a BBC presenter after the corporation apologised for a “difficult period for staff, contributors, presenters, and most importantly, our audiences”. A host of sports presenters and pundits pulled out of BBC shows at the weekend after the former England striker was told to step back from hosting the show in a row over impartiality. The 62-year-old was taken off air for a tweet comparing the language used to launch a new Government asylum seeker policy with 1930s Germany. BBC Director-General Tim Davieconfirmed Lineker will contin…

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