Commentator & Voiceover

As well as commentary, John provides voiceovers for adverts, documentaries and corporate films through his agents at excellent talent, who can be contacted on 03452 100 111. Please visit the voiceovers page for more details.

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John Roder is one of the UK's leading freelance football commentators. He has commentated on the Premier League for the prestigious and world famous BBC programme Match of the Day since 2004; for BT Sport since the launch in 2013; and is a regular voice on TV stations all around the world. This year John will be at the FIFA Club World Cup in the UAE in December and was at the Under 20 World Cup for HBS in South Korea, providing world feed commentary. He is also being used by UEFA as one of the world feed commentators for qualifying fixtures for the 2018 World Cup. In 2016 he was at the Copa America Centenario in the United States, and the Toulon Under 20 event in France, commentating on the final at both tournaments. In 2015 John commentated on the Women's World Cup in Canada for HBS, including the final; and was one of the world feed commentators used by UEFA on Euro 2016 qualifying. The previous year in 2014 he was one of the world feed commentators for HBS at the World Cup in Brazil. Follow on twitter @johnrodercomm

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World feed football commentary. What is it?

I do an awful lot of what is known as "world feed" commentaries, for clients such as HBS, UEFA and Pitch International. This blog is intended to give you an idea of the logistics of what a world feed English language commentary actually is.

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