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Kelly Cates is a presenter of Sky Sports Friday Night Football programme

She firest joined the Sky Sports News team at the channel’s launch in August 1998 after making her television debut in an advert for British Telecom with her father Kenny Dalglish.

Kelly was studying maths at Glasgow University when the opportunity arose to join Sky. She siezed the chance and is now established as a presenter on Sky Sports News as well as fronting the Golden League Athletics and Women’s League Cup Final coverage.

Born in Glasgow in 1976, she soon moved south to the Merseyside area when her father Kenny joined Liverpool from Celtic.

Kelly is a football fanatic, who has been a regular at matches since the age of 11.

In the build-up to the Euro 2000 play-off clash between Scotland and England in November 1999 Kelly left viewers with no doubt who she supported when she wore a Scotland shirt on-air and she is also a passionate supporter of Liverpool.

To date, the highpoint of Kelly’s career was being on air when the story of David Beckham’s transfer to Real Madrid broke and she is at her happiest when hard news stories are breaking.

Kelly reported during the 2010 FIFA World Cup for ITV.

Sky Sports has announced the return of Kelly Cates to their presenters line-up. Kelly will present English Football League matches on Saturday evenings, which kick off at 5.30pm, opening with Norwich City hosting Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday 13 August. An accomplished broadcaster, Kelly began her…

Kelly Cates and George Riley have been named the faces of Channel 5’s new Football League highlights show. ‘Football League Tonight’ which launches on Saturday 8th August at 9pm will feature every goal from all three divisions of the Sky Bet Football League. Kelly Cates…

The Premier League returns this weekend with a total of five matches to be shown live on Sky Sports and BT Sport. The action kicks off with the Friday Night Football, where Kelly Cates present live from the Emirates as Arsenal take on Leicester City…

Match to be shown live on Sky Sports TV The 2015/16 League Cup final will take place this afternoon, live from Wembley Stadium, as Liverpool and Manchester City battle it out for the first major domestic silverware of the campaign. While the Citizens have fared…

Sky Bet Football League highlights will be shown on Channel 5 this season, and not on the BBC This comes after the Football League signed a new three-year agreement for its free-to-air highlights with Channel 5. The 85-minute long programme will air at 9pm every…

ESPN have announced their coverage plans for the 2011/2012 FA Cup Final. The match, between Liverpool and Chelsea, will be played on Saturday 5th May 2012 at 5:15pm live on ESPN and ITV1. ESPN will bring viewers the FA Cup Final in HD, 3D and…

ITV today announced their World cup 2010 plans. Adrian Chiles and Matt Smith will front ITV’s coverage of the world cup. They will be joined by experts Marcel Desailly, Patrick Viera, Edgar Davids, Kevin Keegan, Gareth Southgate, Lucas Radebe, Andy Townsend, Robbie Earle, Francois Pienaar…

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