Sue Barker to leave BBC quiz show A Question of Sport after 23 years



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Sue Barker is leaving A Question Of Sport after 23 years as part of a major shake-up of the programme.

Team captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell will also depart the long-running BBC sports quiz show and follows Sky Sports’ decision to enact a major albeit controversial revamp of Soccer Saturday.

Former tennis star Barker, 64, took over as presenter of the show from commentator David Coleman in 1997.

Former England rugby union scrum-half Dawson, 47, and former England spin bowler Tufnell, 54, have led their teams on the show for 16 and 12 years respectively, with the trio’s final series together set to be

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