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Colin Murray to replace Adrian Chiles on Match of the Day 2

Story by Jack Foley

COLIN Murray is to replace preesenter Adrian Chiles as host of Match of the Day 2, it has been confirmed.

The former Radio 1 DJ will also present the BBC Two World Cup highlights show, which is due to air at 10pm (BST) during the tournament.

The Northern Ireland man and long-time Liverpool fan has long been a keen sports personality and already presents several sports programmes on BBC Radio 5 Live, such as Fighting Talk, as well as anchoring football programmes on Channel Five.

His predecessor, Adrian Chiles, announced earlier this week that he was leaving the BBC for ITV.