Football Showbusiness By Joe Crilly

Bookies Predict Motty Will Have A Strictly Farewell…Jake “Quickstep” Quickenden?

Following his last live radio commentary for the BBC, William Hill are offering 3/1 that John Motson appears on this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, making him the shortest priced potential contestant on this year’s list.


“Motty is BBC through and through and should he be up for it, he is almost certain to get the call,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.


Jake Quickenden is 6/1 to take part and swap ice skates for dancing shoes after winning Sunday night’s Dancing on Ice final.


To take part in Stricly Come Dancing 2018: 3/1 John Motson; 5/1 Jenson Button; 5/1 Paula Radcliffe; 6/1 Miranda Hart; 6/1 Jake Quickenden; 6/1 Joe Wicks; 8/1 Mike Tindall; 8/1 Olly Murs; 8/1 Samantha Womack; 8/1 Steph McGovern; 10/1 Louise Minchin; 12/1 Chris Evans