Scottish fans complain that BBC's Euro 2020 coverage is too biased towards ...

Scottish fans complain that BBC's Euro 2020 coverage is too biased towards ...
Scottish fans complain that BBC's Euro 2020 coverage is too biased towards ...
Scottish fans complain that BBC's Euro 2020 coverage is too biased towards Gareth Southgate's team after MP moaned about pro-English slant

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Scottish fans have complained that the BBC's Euro 2020 coverage is too biased towards Gareth Southgate's team after an MP moaned about its pro-English slant. 

The corporation said it has been contacted by a number of viewers who were unhappy about comments favouring the England team during matches from commentators and presenters.

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Gary Lineker has fronted coverage of the games alongside former England players Alan Shearer and Rio Ferdinand.

But the BBC said broadcasts had also featured pundits from other home nations including ex-Scotland player James McFadden and former women's team manager Shelley Kerr. 

Last month Alba Party MP Kenny MacAskill called for the Scottish Parliament to be given more power over the running of the BBC and referred to pro-English bias in its football coverage - a claim which the corporation rejects.

Gary Lineker (pictured during the England v Germany Euros 2020 match) has fronted coverage of the games alongside former England players Alan Shearer and Rio Ferdinand

Gary Lineker (pictured during the England v Germany Euros 2020 match) has fronted coverage of the games alongside former England players Alan Shearer and Rio Ferdinand

BBC commentators pictured reacting to one of England's goals against Germany on June 29. The corporation said it has been contacted by a number of viewers who were unhappy about comments favouring the England team

BBC commentators pictured reacting to one of England's goals against Germany on June 29. The corporation said it has been contacted by a number of viewers who were unhappy about comments favouring the England team

Mr MaxAskill said: 'Scots are scunnered with Euro commentators' endless mentioning of the glories of '66 and Gazza's goal. 

'The need to see the world through a Scottish lens is

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