'Woke thing' | Ex-BBC presenter suggests he was dismissed for being '65, white and male'

Ex-BBC presenter suggests he was dismissed for being '65, white and male'

A former BBC presenter has accused the broadcaster of removing him from his role because he was a middle-aged white man.

Mark Lawrenson, a former professional footballer, spent 30 years as a sports pundit for the BBC, appearing on the channel’s Football Focus show for 25 of those years, before leaving in March 2022.

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