Andy Townsend


Andy Townsend is a British football speaker and ex-international player for the Republic of Ireland at no less than two world cups; with a prolific playing career behind him Townsend has established himself as a TV pundit, radio presenter and sports speaker for a number of high profile productions and at several notable events.

Before retiring to become a football speaker and television personality Townsend was known for his time at Southampton, Chelsea, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough, as well as his high profile celebrity status at the height of his professional playing career.

The son of former Charlton Athletic and Crystal Palace player Don Townsend Andy is a passionate, enigmatic and experienced football speaker; he has worked both as the presenter and pundit for ITV’s coverage of the Premiership as well as turning his voice talents to video games by acting as commentator and pundit on the EA game 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa and FIFA 14.

Now known for his work as a TV and radio presenter Andy Townsend travels the UK working as a sports speaker a numerous football themed events, his knowledge of the beautiful game is second to none whilst his wealth of anecdotes and insights into life behind the camera and in the changing rooms make for captivating entertainment at any corporate event. Outside his work as a football speaker Andy is a passionate fundraiser, patron of the George Coller Memorial Fund Townsend has also run the Great North Run raising funds for other charitable organisations.

To book football speaker, Andy Townsend as the after dinner speaker for your event or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.