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Who is Peter Drury?
Peter Drury is a well-known British sports commentator who currently works for NBC Sports as the lead main (play-by-play) commentator for its Premiere League coverage in the United States. Before joining NBC Sports, he was the lead man (play-by-play) commentator for Premiere League Productions. Also, he freelanced for Amazon Prime Video for its Premiere League coverage in the United Kingdom. As well as for CBS Sports on the English language UEFA Champions League and for BT Sport on coverage of the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Europa Conference League.
Moreover, he freelanced with Pitch International for the English-language world feed of the EFL Cup and Host Broadcast Services (HBS) for the English-language world feed of the men’s UEFA European Championship. Formerly, he was with ITV Sport as their number two football commentator, a role he held from 1998 to 2013.
How Old Is Peter Drury?
He is 55 years old as of December 2022, having been born on September 24, 1967, in the United Kingdom. Peter shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; That Vegan Teacher, Joe Locke, ZaiLetsPlay, Giovanny, Ben Platt, and many more.
Peter Drury Family
Who are Peter Drury’s Parents?
News on the internet shows that his father was a Church of England vicar based in Kent. However, his parents’ names and his mother’s whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Does Peter Drury have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or was born as an only child. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Peter Drury Education
He received his high school education at St. John’s School. After high school, he attended The University of Hull where he graduated.
Peter Drury Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Vicky Drury. They married in 1990.
Peter Drury Kids
He and his wife Vicky have three kids. Three sons by the name Adam Drury (born in 1994), Dan Drury (born in 1997), and Joey Drury (born in 2001).
Peter Drury Commentary Career
Career Beginnings with BBC Radio (1990 to 1998)
He got a job with BBC Radio Leeds in March 1990, and he was there at a time when Leeds were champions of the Football League First Division in the 1991-92 season. His early works with Radio Leeds included matches involving; Halifax Town, Bradford City, and Huddersfield Town. Moreover, he commentated on both legs of Leeds United’s UEFA Champions League first-round tie with VfB Stuttgart in September 1992. Soon, he moved to Five Live following its launch on March 28, 1994. And his credits include the 1996 UEFA Champions League Final (alongside future ITV colleague Jon Champion) and UEFA Euro 96, where he covered Group D matches involving Portugal and Turkey. Also, he commentated on The Open Championship and the Ryder Cup in 1997 with 5 Live.
A Televised Commentary Career (1997 to Present)
At the start of the 1997-98 season, he moved on to Broadcasting House where he got an opportunity to cover matches of the day. This included the third match which was Everton vs Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough Stadium on Saturday 4 October 1997. In February 1998, he joined ITV and his first match for the network was a replay of an FA Cup sixth-round tie between Sheffield United and Coventry City on March 17. Immediately, he was selected to be part of the commentary team as their junior correspondent for the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France, replacing John Helm.
During his 15 years with ITV, he commentated on four World Cups (1998-2010) and four European Championship tournaments (2000-12). Moreover, he commentated on the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup/Europa League, ITV’s ‘The Premiership’ (coverage of the English Premier League between 2001 and 2004) and the This Is Football video game series, starting with 2 (2000). Other than football, he presented The Boat Race, as well as snooker tournaments such as the short-lived Nations Cup. He also commentated on the 2014 FIFA World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina on June 13, 2014, at the Maracana Stadium.
Peter went on to join BT Sport in 2013 for their coverage of the Premiere League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, and the UEFA Europa League. In 2015, he replaced Jon Champion as the primary commentator in the Pro Evolution Soccer video games, starting with Pro Evolution Soccer 2016, which has also narrated Sony’s This Is Football series earlier. He went on to commentate on matches for FIFA’s international feed and its YouTube channel. This was during the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup, also including the final between France and Croatia. He has covered most of the Premier League matches alongside co-commentator Jim Beglin whom he has worked since 1995 including his early work with 5 live. In 2019, he signed with SuperSport.
And went on to join CBS Sports (USA) for its UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League coverage in August 2020. As the co#1 play-by-play commentator (alternating with former ITC colleague Clive Tyldesley). Following the conclusion of the 2021-22 season, he announced on May 31, 2022, that he had left Premiere League Productions. But would continue t commentate on the Premier League into next season after joining NBC Sports, replacing Arlo White (who was signed by Liv Golf) as their lead play-by-play commentator. His position was then confirmed on July 6, 2022.
Peter Drury Height and Measurements
His body measurements are not mentioned on the internet. But he stands at an average height and a moderate weight.
Peter Drury’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an estimated salary of $100,000 and a net worth of $2 million.