Andrew James

Sports Broadcaster
Andrew has been hosting sports Conferences and awards ceremonies for over twenty years, workingwith the FA, Sport England, ISPAL, Loughborough University and numerous local authorities. He is also a distinguished sports broadcaster and presenter with the BBC and UEFA. Over a career spanning more than thirty years, Andrew has commentated on Match of the Day, reported on more than 500 games for flagship BBC Sport programmes like Grandstand and Final Score, reported from the Commonwealth Games of 1998 in Malaysia and for the last six years, he has been engaged to provide match commentaries on matches in both the Champions League and Europa League. Andrew has developed an interest in Disability Sport producing films for Paralympic Swimmers, CP footballers at a tournament in the Ukraine (2008) and the WorldCup of powered wheelchair football in Japan (2007).His business Bridgfordian Ltd delivered the three most successful FA Women’s Cup Finals in terms of attendance figures, with crowds of over 20,000 at venues in Nottingham and Derby between 2007 and 2009.
He also lectures in Broadcasting and Journalism at Nottingham Trent University. Andrew has three children and lives with his partner Pamela in Derbyshire