Sky Sports legend Martin Tyler leaves after 30-year Premier League career

Martin Tyler will leave Sky Sports ahead of the new football season.

The 77-year-old has been the broadcasting giant’s lead commentator since the inaugural Premier League season back in 1992.

Tyler has called some of the most iconic moments in the competition’s history, including Sergio Aguero’s dramatic injury-time title-winning goal at the end of the 2011/12 campaign.

In a statement given to The Telegraph, Tyler said: ‘In my humble opinion, the huge corporation Sky is today has stemmed from Sky Sports’ innovative and inspired coverage of the Premier League.

‘It has been a privilege to play a small part in the broadcasting history of the greatest league in the world.

‘Along the way I have worked alongside legions of wonderful professionals in all aspects of the television industry. I thank them all for their support and expertise. It has been an honour to be a member of a very gifted team.’

Tyler is also well-established among young fans as the voice of EA Sports’ Fifa video game where his commentary on the efforts of gamers young and old was a feature of the game from 2005 to 2020.

Tyler was unable to commentate during the final weeks of the 2022/23 season due to illness, and as such, Sky Sports lost the opportunity to celebrate hiscontribution on-air.

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