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David Coleman

Broadcaster and Commentator
25 April 1926 to 21 December 2013

A British broadcaster and commentator, Coleman began his journalistic career during national service in 1946, before joining the BBC in 1954. He covered the Grand National, Olympic Games, World Cup finals and was lead commentator on Match of the Day for the corporation, also presenting Grandstand (1958-1968), Sportsnight With Coleman (1968-1973) and A Question of Sport (1979-1997).

- Read David Coleman's Guardian obituary here