James Richardson is the face of European football on BT Sport and hosts The European Football Show, featuring live coverage and expert opinion on action from across the continent.

James is best known as a former presenter of Channel 4’s Football Italia, having worked on the show for a decade between 1992 and 2002.

Since then he has worked as a presenter on numerous shows including BBC1’s Late Kick Off and UEFA Euro 2012 coverage, as well as ESPN’s coverage of live Italian football. He has also written for the Guardian and Daily Mail and is the host of the Guardian website’s Football Weekly podcast.

In 2011, James was voted the nation’s favourite football pundit by FHM magazine.