David Tanner is one of the UK’s most recognisable sports broadcasters – as a TV and talkSPORT radio presenter. He has led live coverage of UEFA Champions League football, Scotland international fixtures and Scottish domestic league and cup matches for nearly 20 years at Sky Sports, interviewing and rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in sport in the process.

David Tanner interviewing Francois Pienaar

With his Edinburgh Football Show podcast @EdinburghFooty and extensive reputation as an event host, David brings his wealth of professionalism, experience of events and knowledge of sport to any project he undertakes – and we are delighted for David to be involved with our event.

A little bit more about David

– David has an extensive interview range in the world of sport, from Pele to Jose Mourinho, Johan Cruyff, Kenny Dalglish and Sir Alex Ferguson. From Jonah Lomu to Francois Pienaar.

– He worked for Sky Sports from 1999 to 2017, with his last game being Celtic v Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup Final

– David is a lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University

– David joined the BT Sports Team in 2018, focusing on their Scottish football content

– He hosts The Match football coverage at all Hibernian home games, which he joined for the 2020/21 season

– David's favourite game as a presenter was France v Scotland in 2007