August 15, 2022

We will miss you, Kammy

Chris Kamara has announced he is leaving Soccer Saturday and Sky Sports at the end of the football season.

‘Kammy’ has spent 24 years working for Sky across various shows including Soccer AM, Goals on Sunday and most notable as a roving reporter on Soccer Saturday,

“My long career at Sky Sports has never felt like work. I’ve spent 24 terrific years at Sky, and leave with the best of memories,” Kamara said in a statement.

“My time on Soccer AM, Goals on Sunday and, of course, on Soccer Saturday with Jeff has been – to coin a phrase – unbelievable. I’ve had the time of my life, and look forward to tuning in every Saturday as a fan.”

A Sky Sports statement read: “After 24 brilliant years at Sky Sports, including many years as a star of Soccer Saturday, Chris Kamara is leaving the show at the end of the season.

“The Soccer Saturday show paid tribute to him this afternoon, and he leaves with our thanks and very best wishes.”

Gary Hughes, Sky Sports Director of Football, added: “Kammy has been a Sky Sports star. Everyone has a favourite Kammy anecdote or highlight, and the tribute we paid to him on air this afternoon really shows the special place he has in the hearts of our viewers.

“We’ve been so lucky to have him, and he will always be part of the Sky Sports football family.”

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A true icon of sports broadcasting, he will be missed by viewers nationwide.