Chris Kamara


Sports speaker, Chris Kamara has had a long history within the football industry, being a former professional footballer and football manager to currently working as a presenter and SkySports football analyst. Kamara’s football career started in the early 1970s where he spent more than twenty years playing for numerous British teams including Portsmouth, Sheffield United and Leeds United. However, Kamara’s football career didn’t end when he left the pitch as he went on to establish himself as a football pundit and sports speaker working on both the radio and TV presenting for SkySports and Soccer AM.

Chris Kamara has become recognised for his unusual and often comedic personality as a football speaker, TV Presenter and Pundit regularly entertaining his viewers with his bizarre and unheard of phrases to describe players, tactics and behaviours. Kamara is an unforgettable character within football who would often make mistakes such as famously missing vital points of games including red and yellow cards which became synonymous with viewers.

Karmara also made for an insightful and inspirational coach because of the combination of his knowledge into the sport alongside his enigmatic personality and personal playing technique. Outside of his regular sports speaker and presenting role he worked as a manager for a couple of years, although he was unable to change Stoke City and Bradford City’s fortunes drastically. But his success and strengths lay within his work as a football speaker as he excels with public presentations and captivating the audience.

Kamara has received various achievements throughout his career in football ranging from the player of the season in 1979 whilst playing for Swindon Town to Stoke City Player of the Year in 1988. Under his managerial, he guided Bradford City from Second division football to first division in 1996.

Kamara brings a light-hearted and humorous angle to all his presentations as a sports speaker making it truly unique and memorable. Whether he’s commentating on football or delivering to a live audience as an after dinner speaker Kamara’s personality shines through leaving his audience engaged and bringing excitement to his work.

To book Chris Kamara for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below:

When he’s at corporate events, Chris is known to cover the following topics:

  • Achieving Goals
  • Peak Performance
  • Teamwork & Leadership
  • Maximising Success
  • Professional Football
  • Football Management
  • Football Punditry
  • The Premier League
  • The Champions League

Watch a compilation of Chris’ best moments on Sky Sports, here: