Why did Richard Keys and Andy Gray get the sack?

Why did Richard Keys and Andy Gray get the sack?

Richard Keys has spoken about the incident which led to his Sky Sports dismissal, and that of Andy Gray, ten years on. It is a decade since Keys and Gray were sacked from the channel, after being recorded making sexist remarks towards assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis (then Massey) in 2011.

What did Andy Gray say about lineswoman?

Former Aston Villa, Wolves and Everton striker Gray was heard making sexist comments during a live broadcast of a game along with Keys, in which Gray said about lineswoman Sian Massey: “Can you believe that? A female linesman. Women don’t know the offside rule.”

What is Andy Gray salary?

Andre Gray signed a 5 year / £18,200,000 contract with the Watford, including an annual average salary of £3,640,000. In 2021, Gray will earn a base salary of £3,640,000, while carrying a cap hit of £3,640,000.

Who commentated with Andy GREY?

There’s an Andy Gray video sweeping across the sports landscape today, following the world renowned football announcer’s sexist rant against women in the sport. Gray and his broadcast partner Richard Keys were speaking to one another prior to the pair calling the Liverpool-Wolverhampton match on Sky Sports.

Did Richard Keys sleep with his daughters friend?

Former Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys has denied ‘falling in love with a friend of his daughter’s’ while his wife Julia was fighting cancer. Keys, 62, split from his wife of 34 years back in 2016 after allegedly having an affair with the then-28-year-old lawyer Lucie Rose, a friend of his daughter Jemma.

Why did Sky Sports sack presenters?

Fellow ‘Soccer Saturday’ presenters Charlie Nicholas and Phil Thompson are among the other high-profile casualties, with Sky forced to slash its staff numbers due to the financial crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

Who is the female linesman in Premier League?

Sian Massey-Ellis

Born 5 October 1985 Coventry, England
Other occupation School teacher
Years League Role
2008– Premier League Assistant Referee

Whats Andy Gray doing now?

Richard Keys and Andy Gray are now living in Qatar and working for beIN SPORTS.

Was Andy Gray married?

Rachel Lewism. 2012
Vanessa Taylorm. 1979–1982
Andy Gray/Spouse

Is Eddie Gray related to Andy Gray?

Andrew David Gray (born 15 November 1977) is a former professional footballer who last managed Leeds United’s under-18 team. He is the son of the former Scotland defender Frank Gray and nephew of Leeds United legend Eddie Gray.

How old is Richard Keys?

64 years (23 April 1957)
Richard Keys/Age

Is Andy Gray married?

Why was Andy Gray sacked from Sky Sports?

Sky Sports’ managing director Barney Francis, who yesterday disciplined both Gray and Richard Keys for their comments, said he had “no hesitation” in summarily terminating Gray’s contract. “Andy Gray’s contract has been terminated for unacceptable behaviour.

Why was Andy Gray fired from beIN Sports?

Co-presenter Andy Gray, 64, was fired after making sexist comments about a lineswoman. Now, in an interview with The Athletic, Keys revealed his belief that there was a ‘specific purpose’ for recording off-air in the studio ten years ago. The current beIN Sports presenter explained: “The incident, we should have seen coming.

What did Andy Gray say to Charlotte Jackson?

Sky confirmed that the incident in question is a new YouTube clip that emerged today, that showed Gray making sexist comments to co-presenter Charlotte Jackson before going on air.

What did Andy Gray say about female referee?

Andy Gray was recorded criticising a female assistant referee and saying they “probably don’t know the offside rule”. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA Andy Gray was recorded criticising a female assistant referee and saying they “probably don’t know the offside rule”. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA