Meet the presenters, pundits and commentators for the Women’s World Cup 2023
Posted by  badge Boss on Jul 20, 2023 - 08:59PM
A whole host of familiar names will be on the box (Picture: Visionhaus/Getty Images)

The greatest show in the women’s game is now underway with the taking centre stage over the next four weeks.

However, it won’t just be the finest footballers in the world on our screens across the course of the next month.

The and , who are sharing live coverage of , have both amassed their own impressive line-ups of presenters, pundits and commentators.

Let’s take a look at the names fronting the live action for the millions of fans watching back home in the UK.

BBC presenters

Gabby Logan will once front the BBC’s coverage as the main presenter having first worked at a major tournament for ITV in 1998.

Gabby Logan will lead the BBC coverage (Picture: Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Since then, Logan has established herself as one of the nation’s leading sport hosts, having also covered multiple Olympic games.

Reshmin Chowdhury will share presenting duties with Logan and features regularly on talkSPORT’s coverage of the Premier League and BT Sport’s coverage of European football.

Her work at the BBC started as a sports presenter on the News channel in 2010 and she has since gone on to present on Match of the Day 2 and at the men’s World Cup in 2018.

Alex Scott, who won 140 caps for England between 2004 and 2017, will combine presenting duties with her work as a pundit.

Since retiring from the game, Scott has made a name for herself as a successful TV personality and is now the full-time host of Football Focus on Saturday lunchtimes.

Alex Scott is a former Lioness (Picture: Alex Davidson – The FA/The FA via Getty Images)

BBC pundits

  • Steph Houghton – Former England captain and current Manchester City captain
  • Ellen White – Highest goalscorer in England history and retired just weeks after helping England win Euro 2022
  • Fara Williams – England’s most capped player and features in the Women’s Super League Hall of Fame
  • Rachel Brown-Finnis – Former England goalkeeper with 82 caps
  • Anita Asante – Former England defender and current Bristol City coach
  • Karen Bardsley – Legendary England goalkeeper who featured in five major tournaments for the country
  • Laura Georges – France legend with 188 caps and current Secretary General of the France Football Federation.
  • Jonas Eidevall – Current Arsenal head coach
  • Scott Booth – Current Lewes head coach

BBC Commentators

  • Robyn Cowen
  • Jonathan Pearce
  • Vicki Sparks
  • Conor McNamara
  • Steven Wyeth

ITV presenters

Laura Woods will be the lead presenter for ITV throughout the tournament, having long-fronted coverage of England’s qualifying and friendly games for the broadcaster.

Laura Woods will be the face of ITV’s output (Picture: James Gill – Danehouse/Getty Images)

Woods, who left her role on talkSPORT’s Breakfast Show last month after three years at the helm, has recently been announced as the new presenter of TNT Sports’ coverage of the Champions League following its rebranding from BT Sport.

Seema Jaswal will also present live coverage from the ITV studio having done the same at the men’s World Cup in Qatar last year.

Jaswal’s other work includes presenting gigs on BT Sport, BBC, DAZN and the Premier League’s own official channel.

Michelle Owen completes the line-up for ITV, with the popular presenter well-known for her roles on Sky Sports.

Owen is one of the main presenters on Sky’ Football League coverage and is a long-term reporter on Soccer Saturday.

Michelle Owen has shone on Sky Sports (Picture: Paul Greenwood – CameraSport via Getty Images)

ITV pundits

  • Eni Aluko – England football great with 102 caps and 33 goals for the Lionesses
  • Karen Carney – One of the finest midfielders of her generation with 144 caps for England
  • Jill Scott – Fan favourite, part of the Euro 2022-winning squad and was crowned Queen of the Jungle last year
  • Emma Hayes – Current Chelsea manager with 15 major honours at the club
  • Fran Kirby – Current Chelsea and England midfielder, part of Euro 2022 squad but missing this time around due to injury
  • Lucy Ward – Former WSL player and now a popular co-commentator
  • Siobhan Chamberlain – Former England goalkeeper who has featured at three World Cups
  • Emma Byrne – Former Republic of Ireland goalkeeper with a record 134 caps
  • Vicky Losada – Current Brighton midfielder who has featured in two World Cups for Spain
  • Jen Beattie – Arsenal defender who retired from Scotland last year with 143 caps

ITV commentators

  • Seb Hutchinson
  • Sam Matterface
  • Pien Meulensteen
  • Tom Gayle

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