Chris is perhaps is best known for his hard-hitting, often light-hearted analysis of Premier League action from the gantry, making him a household name. He’s also won over legions of fans with his irreverent pre-match lives on Soccer AM.
He also appears on Sky Sports’ Soccer Saturday programme, where he usually appears over live video link providing brief updates on whichever match he is watching. He is well-known on the programme for his highly excitable nature, propensity for comical gaffes and tendency to come out with unusual sayings that baffle host Jeff Stelling and the other studio pundits.
As a player, he suffered years of severe racial abuse and in part, as a result, Chris was inducted into the ‘Show Racism the Red Card Hall of Fame’.
As well as being an Ambassador for Marie Curie Cancer Care, Chris became an Ambassador of the Special Olympics Great Britain and was also one of the runners of the Olympic torch in Doncaster.
Elsewhere in the media, he has a hugely popular persona having appeared in 8 Out of 10 Cats, Celebrity Juice, Loose Women, Celebrity Storage Hunters, Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, Harry Hill’s Alien Fun Capsule, The Keith & Paddy Picture Show, Room 101, Through the Keyhole, Catchphrase, and The Crystal Maze.
Clients have included Vauxhall, Ladbrokes, Heineken, Nationwide and SKY.