3rd March 2014

The BBC’s ‘Late Kick Off’ programme returns to BBC One for a fifth series tonight (Monday 3rd) at 11.20pm. 

More than a highlights programme, Late Kick Off has seven regional editions across England and reflects, celebrates and examines the fortunes of local Football League sides both on and off the pitch. The seven regional shows and their hosts are:


North West: Tony Livesey

North East & Cumbria: Steve Bower

Yorkshire & Lincolnshire: Guy Mowbray

Midlands: Manish Bhasin

East: James Burridge

London & South East: Jacqui Oatley

South, South West & West: Tony Husband


The programme focusses on the teams, the players, the fans and the communities that the clubs are so much a part of.  As well as all the goals from the previous weekend’s local Football League action, each programme gets to grips with the issues fans want to talk about.


David Holdsworth, Controller of BBC English Regions says: “Late Kick Off means that football fans across the UK get exclusive access to their local clubs with journalism, comment and analysis from the regions’ footballing experts and personalities.”


For more information on the show visit www.bbc.co.uk/latekickoff.