Steve Claridge is a football pundit who enjoyed a successful playing career across a hoard of clubs throughout the country. Making 828 appearances, Claridge retired in 2012 having played for more than 20 clubs during his 29 year career.
Working with the BBCs football coverage, Steve Claridge is a popular figure across BBC Sport and an even more popular after dinner speaker and football speaker. Dabbling in management Claridge took control of affairs at Portsmouth, Weymouth and Millwall during the early 2000s after enjoying an impressive playing career which saw him win the 1997 Football League Cup with Leicester City.
An articulate after dinner speaker and sports speaker, Steven Claridge is a man with much experience; he applies his knowledge and expertise to his roles within speaking, attending after dinner events as a recognisable football speaker. Insightful and able to delve into the world of football at both ends of the spectrum, Claridge’s knowledge and expertise across non-league and the football-league is exceptional. Adding a new dimension to his role as a sports speaker, he is able to elaborate on the regular struggles which come with non-league football and the constant battle to gain recognition and promotion to the football league.
Since the end of his professional sporting career, Claridge has become a popular media personality, particularly on the BBC. During his time at Weymouth the BBC developed a documentary based on him titled ‘Football Stories’ which also featured the club’s chairman Ian Ridley. Mainly working on the BBC’s ‘The Football League Show’ he offers his insight to the latest in league news, as well as contributing regular reports for The Guardian Newspaper. Claridge is still very much a popular figure in the sporting community and continues to be a fan favorite.
A respected football pundit and regular on BBC television, Steve Claridge is available for after dinner appearances as a specialist football speaker. His abilities to expand his already impressive knowledge over the sport throughout his appearances and speaker duties is exceptional; articulate, approachable and relatable, Steve Claridge offers an in-depth insight into the world of professional football.
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