Mark Pougatch

Mark Pougatch

Mark Pougatch presents highlights and goals from the day’s Premiership matches on Match of The Day, Saturday’s on BBC1, plus a round-up of the best of the action from the FA Cup . Since 1994 Mark has also presented Sport on 5, for Radio 5 Live, Saturdays 12:30 – 18:00; presenting live events such as THE WORLD CUP from Japan including The Final in Yokohama. He has also presented the The Grand National, Twickenham Rugby Internationals and English Nationals - among them Germany v Munich. The show consists of 5 hours of live coverage every Saturday, all the main sporting events, majoring on football, with a peak of 3 million listeners. Mark also hosts Sports Report which includes results, interviews and reactions on all the major sporting stories of the day.


Mark’s career has seen him reporting, presenting and commentating on a vast array of major sporting events from around the globe, as well as providing voice-overs for Football Focus and Match of the Day, as well as presenting the Wimbledon Garden Party with co-presenters Tony Hawks, Annabel Croft and Craig Doyle. He has also presented 110% More on BBC Choice and is a regular on Fighting Talk with Johnny Vaughan on both Radio 5 Live and BBC 2.

Mark has a fortnightly column in The Times sports pull out section called The Game.

Mark completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Radio Journalism in June 1991 at London College of Printing, London Institute. Previous to this he gained a Politics Degree at University of Durham where he also won The Baxter Prize.

In the corporate market, Mark's easy yet no nonsense style makes him a popular choice for event hosting, conference facilitation and chairing quizzes.