‘I’ve been silenced … literally’: Gary Lineker absent for BBC after losing voice
Gary Lineker will not be on the BBC for their FA Cup quarter-final coverage on Sunday because he has lost his voice, the corporation has said.
Lineker was struggling with his voice during live coverage of Manchester City’s 6-0 win over Burnley on Saturday and it has not improved. Alex Scott will now host Sunday afternoon’s quarter-final between Premier League club Brighton and fourth-tier Grimsby Town.
The 62-year-old presenter returned to the BBC’s live football coverage on Saturday, a week …