10 things you said about... Alex Scott replacing Dan Walker as host of Football Focus

The former England defender is set to replace Dan Walker as the new host of Football Focus.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 4:45 pm
Former England and Arsenal footballer Alex Scott is reportedly lined up to be the next host of Football Focus, replacing Dan Walker when he leaves at the end of the season (Photo: Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Former England and Arsenal footballer Alex Scott is reportedly line up to host Football Focus and will become the first woman to host the show.

Since her retirement from football in 2017, she has had punditry roles with both Sky Sports and the BBC.

Here is how you reacted to the news.

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Lawrie Lee - "Great to see. Almost too qualified for the role with her CV, she's the perfect host."

Ash Hanson - "Actually more knowledgeable than a lot of the male pundits. Good move."

John Eveleigh - "One of the best pundits on the box - great choice!"

Chris Kelly - "She's one of the better pundits out there."

Elizabeth Louise - "Great news, well done Alex!"

Dan Wilkinson - "She's a great pundit, as is Sue Smith."

Richard Somers - "She's earned that on merit. Always been very impressed with her punditry."

Tom Whelan - "Good choice, she does a great job."

Mark Feehan - "Just needs to slow down a bit, good pundit but talks too fast."

Maria Bartusiak - "Great choice. She knows her stuff."