Soccer AM 'is to be AXED at the end of the season' as part of shake-up

Soccer AM is AXED! Legendary Saturday morning football show ‘will finish at the end of the season’ after 30 years on air with ‘raging’ staff told by Sky bosses they’ll be made redundant

Soccer AM is set to be shelved after almost 30 years as part of a drastic Sky Sports shake-up.

Staff were reportedly told on Tuesday that the show was to wrap up at the end of the season. 

The Sun claim that bosses have made the decision to axe the popular Saturday morning show, with 10 episodes left before it is taken off air. 

A source told the Sun that morale is ‘at an all time low’ following the ‘bombshell’ announcement which has left staff, who are reportedly facing redunancy in May, ‘raging’. 

Saturday Social, which aired before Soccer AM, is reportedly going to fill the vacant slot from next season with an aim of targeting younger viewers.

Soccer AM has proven to be a huge hit for Sky since it first hit screens in 1995. 

The 90-minute football comedy show include a variety of segments as well as sitdowns with some of the game’s biggest players and managers. 

Russ Williams and Helen Chamberlain were the original hosts, before Tim Lovejoy replaced Williams two years in. 

More to follow. 

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