It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. The 2016 World Championship was his last tournament for Sky Sports. From the start of the 2019 season he is the announcer for Lancashire County Cricket Club. Warning: this wikia contains spoilers! John Gwynne (fl. He attended Chorlton Grammar School and on leaving went into teaching. Gwynne Checks Out On Double Top - John Gwynne interview & life/career history on DartsMad This page was last edited on 12 November 2020, at 19:39 Basis of this page is in Wikipedia . Gwynne and Lanning commentated on the very first WDC World Championship at the Circus Tavern in 1994. He taught English and was Deputy Housemaster (Fisher) at Moston Brook High School in Manchester. Legendary John Gwynne in studio for darts later. He wrote a monthly column "The Mancunian Way" for Darts World Magazine (previously titled Piccadilly Line) for 31 years and at one time was responsible for 'ghost writing' Wayne Mardle's column, Wayne's World in the same magazine. [2] Later in 2014, Gwynne began commentating on Eurosport for BDO darts tournaments such as the Six Nations Cup, Winmau World Masters and the BDO World Championship. He is chairman of the Manchester Superleague and Manchester Log-End Federation, which he founded in 2003 to save the log-end dartboard from extinction. He sponsors PDC youth player Shaun Griffiths. From April 2014, he is also providing expert analysis on William Hill's online betting service and In_play Radio service.[4][5]. His first properly paid commentating job was covering Lancashire County Cricket Club matches for a phone line based service called Cricket Call. He wrote a monthly column "The Mancunian Way" for Darts World Magazine (previously titled Piccadilly Line) for 31 years and at one time was responsible for 'ghost writing' Wayne Mardle's column, Wayne's World in the same magazine. Richard John Gwynne (born 23 April 1945 from Shropshire, England) is a British former teacher and now a sports commentator and reporter. Talking Federer & Berdych in tennis & LOAD of footer", "William Hill Grand Slam of Darts - John Gwynne Preview - In-Play - Betting News - William Hill", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_Gwynne_(commentator)&oldid=988371184, British association football commentators, Professional Darts Corporation Hall of Fame, Articles with dead external links from April 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, BLP articles lacking sources from April 2013, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 November 2020, at 19:39. He was born in Shropshire in 1945 and moved to Manchester in 1957. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? The 2016 World Championship was his last tournament for Sky Sports. Sid Waddell was still working with the BBC and wouldn't join Sky until the 1994 World Matchplay Championship. Now, however, his life has established a certain level of stability for him as he is happily married and settled in East Sussex with his … He also wrote for the local North West newspapers, covering local darts, for nearly 30 years. [2] Later in 2014, Gwynne began commentating on Eurosport for BDO darts tournaments such as the Six Nations Cup, Winmau World Masters and the BDO World Championship. He moved onto local North West football and contributed darts coverage on a weekly show called Talking Sport.[3]. John Williams Gwynne was a seven-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 3rd congressional district, and a Federal Trade Commission member and chairman during the Eisenhower Administration. Gwynne was born on July 10, 1926, in New York City, the son of Frederick Walker Gwynne, a partner in the securities firm Gwynne Brothers, and his wife Dorothy Ficken Gwynne. He works for the International Socca Federation. From the start of the 2019 season he is the announcer for Lancashire County Cricket Club. He is chairman of the Manchester Superleague and Manchester Log-End Federation, which he founded in 2003 to save the log-end dartboard from extinction. I saw a fair bit of the UK because of this semi-nomadic lifestyle, beautiful landscapes that left their mark on me and I […] He did this from 1988 until 1991. The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. Share Tweet Follow My parents are from Wales, but I was born in Singapore because my dad was in the RAF. He gave up both in 2011. The Darts Line opened the doors to the darts world and before long Gwynne was commentating on darts tournaments for regional ITV television with Dave Lanning. Gwynne is an after-dinner speaker and toastmaster. In 1989 and 1990 Gwynne, with the help of darts entrepreneur, Dick Allix, set up a darts phone line service called The Darts Line where Gwynne would provide darts news and tournament updates to a paid phone number that people would call up.[3]. [3], His son, Andrew, is the Labour MP for Denton and Reddish in Greater Manchester.[1]. He did this from 1988 until 1991. That's it. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. Gwynne, Lanning and Waddell commentated together for the first time on the World Matchplay at Blackpool in July 1994. Born in Singapore, John Gwynne is an England based author who was used to traveling a lot as a child. Gwynne and Lanning commentated on the very first WDC World Championship at the Circus Tavern in 1994. [3], His son, Andrew, is the Labour MP for Denton and Reddish in Greater Manchester.[1]. Gwynne is an after-dinner speaker and toastmaster. In 1989 and 1990 Gwynne, with the help of darts entrepreneur, Dick Allix, set up a darts phone line service called The Darts Line where Gwynne would provide darts news and tournament updates to a paid phone number that people would call up.[3]. He remains a regular match reporter on Sky's Gillette Soccer Saturday. Richard John Gwynne (born 23 April 1945 from Shropshire, England) is a British former teacher and now a sports commentator and reporter. His first media job was covering speedway at Belle Vue in Manchester for Piccadilly Radio in 1980. When the darts split occurred in 1993 and Sky Sports took up coverage of WDC (later to become the PDC) tournaments, Lanning & Gwynne were the natural choices as commentators. He was a commentator for the PDC darts tournaments which air on Sky Sports. You could also do it yourself at any point in time. We moved around pretty regularly, roughly every three years or so. He also wrote for the local North West newspapers, covering local darts, for nearly 30 years. He was a commentator for the PDC darts tournaments which air on Sky Sports. Sid Waddell was still working with the BBC and wouldn't join Sky until the 1994 World Matchplay Championship. Welcome to The Faithful and the Fallen Wiki, a site where you can find out more about this 4-part fantasy series, and also share and add your own knowledge. Politicians. Talking Federer & Berdych in tennis & LOAD of footer", "William Hill Grand Slam of Darts - John Gwynne Preview - In-Play - Betting News - William Hill". 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