Motty’s skill and delivery secured his status at the heart of our national psyche | Steve Wilson

A familiar voice who will forever be associated with football, there will never be anyone quite like John Motson

The loss of John Motson will be felt deeply in commentary boxes and directors’ boxes at football stadiums across the country this weekend.

Motson knew everyone in football, and everyone knew him. He made it his mission to be on good terms with stewards, strikers and chief executives – any one of whom might pass on that nugget of information that could raise his commentary above the ordinary. Meticulous doesn’t do it justice.

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