Manish Bhasin


Manish Bhasin is a sports journalist and presenter well-known for presenting The Football League Show between 2009 and 2015. He presented highlight coverage of the English Football League games every weekend and demonstrated a vast knowledge of the game. When he joined BBC’s Football Focus team in 2004, Bhasin became the show’s youngest regular host at just 27 years of age.

Bhasin spent five years as a sports presenter for BBC Radio Leicester after graduating from university with a degree in Communication Studies with English. In 2001, he joined ITV to provide in-depth coverage on sports. He was nominated for Regional Sports Presenter or Commentator of the Year at the Royal Television Society Sports Awards. As well as presenting The Football League Show, Bhasin has also presented the football fan favourite Soccer Saturday.

Having presented shows for the BBC and ITV, Bhasin has a well-respected profile and is a leading sports presenter. He uses his skills and expertise to provide compelling after dinner speeches, his knowledge of sports and people skills make him the ideal sports speaker for any type of event or function.

As well as presenting a number of football related shows, Bhasin has also spent time as BBC’s main cricket presenter in which he hosted highlights of the 2006-07 Ashes Series, the 50 over World Cup and the Twenty20 World cup. He has a world of knowledge in a number of different sports which makes him the perfect sports speaker, he can discuss a number of different world sporting events or sports stars. Bhasin has occasionally presented Match of the Day 2 alongside Mark Chapman and also presented a number of World Cup group stage matches in 2014.

Although still presenting a variety of sports shows across the UK, Bhasin also spends a lot of his time as a sports speaker. During his time as a speaker, he often discusses being under the spotlight and achieving goals. He has exceptional presenting skills which are reflected through his time as a speaker, he manages to invigorate the crowd wherever he goes.

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

When at corporate events, Manish is known to cover the following topics:

  • Football Journalism
  • Cricket Peak Performance
  • FIFA World Cup
  • BBC Football League Highlights
  • Presenting & Broadcasting
  • Being Under the Spotlight
  • Achieving Goals

“All went well and Manish was great. Just what we needed for the event and had a really good understanding of how to handle it.” – Philippa, National Football Museum

Watch Manish Bhasin discuss his favourite Football Focus moments below: