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Gary Lineker returns to BBC after tweet critical of British government

Former player Gary Lineker returned to broadcasts from BBC in this Saturday, for the FA Cup game in between manchester city and Burnley, eight days after being suspended by the broadcaster over a message on twitterwith criticism of the British government.

Lineker had been suspended for not agreeing with UK immigration policy. the direction of BBC considered that the commentator should be neutral on social networks, like all his journalists.

The removal provoked an outcry from his colleagues at the British public broadcaster, who refused to participate in last weekend’s transmissions.

On Monday, the BBC backtracked and announced that Lineker would return to its schedule. He is the host of the popular show “Match of the Day”but will not participate in this weekend’s edition due to his trip to Manchester.

The broadcaster has committed to revising its rules on the use of social networks by its employees.

“Back to work on Saturday,” Lineker wrote on his Twitter account. twitter. Afterwards, the former player published a ‘selfie’ at the Etihad Stadium, with the message: “Ah, the joy of being able to stick to football”.

Source: Gazetaesportiva


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