Mat Wayne Death – Commentator Guy Mowbray emotionally lead the tributes after he learned about the passing of BBC staff member Mat Wayne. BBC staff member Mat Wayne was announced dead today, Saturday, the 3rd of June 2023. He died at the age of 52. Wayne was a man with a strong will and a quick wit, but many would argue that the most memorable part of him was his big heart. His sad death was revealed during the BBC’s coverage of the FA Cup final between Manchester City and United.
Thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family during this difficult time. Lineker said: “Before we hand back to the second half, everyone at BBC Sport would like to pay tribute to our much-loved friend and colleague Mat Wayne, who sadly passed away this week.
“We’ll all miss him terribly and send our condolences to his family and his friends, to which he had many.” And Mowbray added: “It will never not seem strange to me not having Mat by my side during commentary. “All our thoughts are there with Sarah, Oscar and Anna.” After the match, an emotional Mowbray tweeted: “I missed my mate today. I will every day.”
So far, no official news on his cause of death has been released.
Who was Mat Wayne?
Wayne was born in 1971. He had over 25 years of TV experience and worked as a floor manager for broadcasters. Wayne worked on the Olympic Games, World Cups, Six Nations and more. He was a real force of nature, a true professional and someone you always enjoyed spending time with. Wayne was a loving husband who was best known for his infectious sense of humour and for making everyone laugh. He was greatly admired for his athletic abilities.
Wayne was a perfect example of what it means to be a wonderful person. He had a calming presence and was extremely kind, he touched the hearts of so many, and was an inspiration to everyone who knew him.
Mat Wayne obituary and funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by the family.
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