Gary Bloom

Commentator / Presenter / Voice Over
Football commentator

Gary Bloom is a sports broadcaster, psychotherapist and counsellor.                                                                                                                                     

He has commentated at World Cups, Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and many similar events in a career spanning more than 25 years.               

Gary is also a psychotherapist and counsellor specialising in sports men and women who are suffering from mood disorders – including anxiety, depression and addictive behaviours. He is an articulate and confident broadcaster able to comment on the complex relationship between psychology and sport.

He is also a clinician working for a leading sports psychology organisation based in Harley Street in London


Olympic Broadcasting Services - London 2012 Olympics
Channel Five – European Championship; UEFA Cup Games; Scottish League Cup
Bravo – Football Italia
Sky One/Ruggie Media – Celebrity Soccer Six (May 06)
Sky One/Endemol UK – Match Academy (2006)
Octagon CSI (Freelance)
Host Broadcaster Services (World Feed Commentator) - World Youth Championships (Dubai); Women’s World Cup (USA); Confederations Cup (France); World Cup 2002
Sunset & Vine – Channel Five Football
Setanta (Freelance)
Channel 4 - Football Italia. (Ten years as commentator/reporter)
OnDigital – Champions League, German League and On Goals
Sky One - Dream Team (Actor/voice over/commentator)
Sky Sports
SBS (Australia) World Cup 94 and 98.
ITV – (Reporter/ Interviewer) The Goal Rush.

World Cups; European Cup Finals, FA Cup Finals; League Cup Finals, Euro, Women’s World Championship, World Youth Championships.

BBC Radio Leeds (1979-81) Freelance station assistant
Failsworth Press (1979-81) Reporter and Sub Editor
Radio Aire (1981-2) News/Sport/Presenter
Radio City Liverpool (1982-88) Sports Presenter and Commentator
Central TV Nottingham (1988-90) News and Sports Presenter.
Also Deputy Sports Editor (management role)

Voice over artist for commercials, computer games and sport programmes.

University of Wales, BA (hons) English and Drama
Leeds Grammar School