Gary Lineker news LIVE: BBC reveals presenter will step down from Match of the Day
Gary Lineker row LIVE: Ian Wright, Alex Scott AND Alan Shearer pull out of Match Of The Day in ‘solidarity’ with presenter as political backlash grows against BBC’s decision after ‘Nazi’ asylum seeker policy tweet
This is MailOnline’s live blog following the Gary Lineker row – as the BBC revealed the presenter has been told to ‘temporarily’ step down from Match of the Day amid his controversial social media posts.
Gary Lineker has been told by the BBC he has to ‘step back’ from Match Of The Day after his ‘Nazi’ asylum seeker policy tweet. It prompted Alan Shearer and Ian Wright to say they will not appear on the show tomorrow