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Derek is BT Sport’s lead commentator for its coverage of the Scottish Professional Football League, having previously worked extensively across ESPN's football coverage.

He has been commentating on matches since his teens, when he would attend matches equipped with a microphone and tape-recorder to practice his skills.

Derek has been calling games ever since, for BBC Radio Scotland and then on television for a variety of overseas networks.

Aged 20 in 1987, Derek won the title of British Sports Broadcaster of the Year.