Legendary broadcaster Peter Brackley dies aged 67

first_imgTerrible news about the sad death of brilliant commentator Peter Brackley. An absolute legend of our industry. #RIPPeterBrackley— Gary Taphouse (@garytaphouse) October 14, 2018 Everyone at the club is deeply saddened to hear news of Peter Brackley’s passing. Our best wishes go to Peter’s family and friends at this very difficult time.#BHAFC 🔵⚪️Read ➡️ https://t.co/D2urLws2FA pic.twitter.com/HPpfMxNgey— Brighton & Hove Albion ⚽️ (@OfficialBHAFC) October 14, 2018Brighton chief executive Paul Barber said on the club’s official website: “So many of us here at the club knew Peter well. He was a hugely talented, knowledgeable, funny and, above all else, a good man.“We will miss him. Our condolences go out to Peter’s family, including our colleague and his nephew Paul, and all of his many friends.”Brackley began his career with BBC Radio Brighton before switching to television. He worked for ITV and Sky before joining Football Italia, where he worked throughout the 1990s.He worked at four World Cups for ITV and two European Championships and provided the commentary for popular video game Pro Evolution Soccer before working for Albion in the community in recent years.Below you can see a selection of touching tributes to Brackley from some of the biggest names in British sports journalism. REVEALED Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade huge blow Really sad to hear news of Peter Brackley’s passing tonight. I remember in the 80’s Peter’s commentaries on The Big Match, think he took over in the Midlands from Hugh Johns. A fabulous voice and from an era of great commentators. RIP— Ian Abrahams (Moose) (@BroadcastMoose) October 14, 2018 REVEALED MONEY Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move BEST OF RANKED Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Very sad news. Loved talking to Peter before games, picking his brains, really good company, too, full of great anecdotes. Condolences to his family and friends and everyone at the Club. RIP. https://t.co/jHzKXnOlCF— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) October 14, 2018center_img England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Think Peter Brackley probably meant as much to my generation – thanks to Football Italia, and Pro Evo – as Brian Moore did to the one prior. A soft, warm, funny voice, one that was part of my life for years. Really sad news.— Rory Smith (@RorySmith) October 14, 2018 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? RIP Peter Brackley. Terrific commentator who was a big part of Central TV’s coverage when I was growing up. A voice of mellow authority. Fantastic mimic too. Very sad news— Ian Danter (@talkdants) October 14, 2018 Broadcaster and lifelong Brighton fan Peter Brackley has died at the age of 67, the Premier League club have announced.Brackley is best known as the voice of Channel Four’s Football Italia. Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Latest Football News ADVICE Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won silverware last_img read more