Adrian Bevington: Sporting Memories Patron

Adrian has a wealth of experience in football and communications, having spent 17 successful years at the FA, taking in roles that included being Managing Director of Club England and FA Director of Communications.

His time at the FA spanned five World Cups, working with managers Howard Wilkinson, Peter Taylor, Kevin Keegan, Sven-Göran Eriksson, Steve McClaren, Fabio Capello and Roy Hodgson.

A life-long Middlesbrough fan, Adrian has shared memories from his first game at Ayresome Park as a four-year-old, as a teenager meeting new signing Bernie Slaven, through to working at the club as 'Boro moved to the Riverside that sparked a massive change of fortunes for the club as the likes of Juninho, Emerson and Ravanelli arrived on Teesside.

Adrian has founded Adrian Bevington Sport & PR Ltd and regularly appears in the media commenting on the beautiful game. He is a regular guest on talkSPORT radio. @ABevington11