Paddy McGuinness, 47, is to replace Sue Barker, 65, on A Question of Sport

Paddy McGuinness, 47, is to replace Sue Barker, 65, on A Question of Sport
Paddy McGuinness, 47, is to replace Sue Barker, 65, on A Question of Sport
Paddy McGuinness, 47, is to replace Sue Barker, 65, on A Question of Sport as he says 'this is an honour and opportunity I’m certainly not taking lightly'

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Paddy McGuinness is to replace Sue Barker on 'A Question of Sport'.

The 47-year-old TV presenter will take over as the host of the sports quiz show, and Olympian Sam Quek and retired rugby star Ugo Monye will replace Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell as team captains.

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Paddy told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "I love the fiercely competitive nature of sports stars coupled with having a laugh.

Paddy McGuinness, 47, is to replace Sue Barker, 65, on A Question of Sport as he says 'this is an honour and opportunity I’m certainly not taking lightly'

Paddy McGuinness, 47, is to replace Sue Barker, 65, on A Question of Sport as he says 'this is an honour and opportunity I’m certainly not taking lightly'

"That’s why 'A Question of Sport' has always been one of my favourite shows and having been weaned on it from an early age, this is an honour and opportunity I’m certainly not taking lightly."

But Paddy will attempt to put his own mark on the show, which was previously hosted by David Coleman and David Vine.

He added: "I grew up with both Davids hosting but it’s Sue who made this show her own.

"She will always be 'A Question of Sport' icon, but I’ll try my best to stamp my own mark on it."

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