Geoff Twentyman is an icon of English football. Since his youth debut with Liverpool, Geoff made a name for himself throughout the 80s and 90s, before moving to BBC Radio Bristol as their sports presenter. As an after dinner speaker, he boasts the confidence and eloquence of a radio presenter, combined with the sporting insight of player above the rest. Armed with a wealth of stories straight from the pitch, he is a key figure at after dinner events, guaranteed to engage audiences of all types. From corporate teams to charity galas, Geoff's likeable, relatable personality and stories from football's glory days instantly connect with audiences.
With 350 appearances to his name, all of which from his senior career, Geoff was a regular face of pre-2000s football. Playing as a defender, his slick style and fast decision making instantly made him stand out from the crowd, but his career wasn't without disappointment. Candidly discussing the highs and lows of football, Geoff explains how he overcame barriers by believing in his ability. He was determined to prove himself, so fought his way to the Bristol Rovers with whom he played at Wembley.
Born into a family of footballers - Geoff's father was a Liverpool player - it wasn't long before he himself entered the sport. Following in his father's footsteps, Geoff trained with Liverpool, before being sold to Chorley. Upon joining Preston, he made a whopping 98 league appearances and scored four goals. Fast-forward through his influential career, and Geoff was appointed coach of Brimsham Green F.C.'s youth group when he moved to Bristol. He remains the club's honorary president.
When Geoff retired in 1993, he dedicated his career to sports journalism. Starting as a sports editor with Radio Bristol, he worked his way up the ranks until he was the assistant manager. In 2015, marking 12 years with the station, he started presenting their evening sports show, a testament to Geoff's unbeatable sporting knowledge. Geoff's speeches are reminiscent of his confident, comical radio persona. Audiences are guaranteed to fall head over heels for this footballing icon, hooked on every word he has to say.
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