Kirsty Gallacher has announced that after “20 wonderful years”, she is leaving Sky Sports.
The presenter and former Strictly Come Dancing contestant revealed the news on Twitter.
She wrote: “After 20 wonderful years, I’ve decided to leave Sky Sports to concentrate on some exciting, new projects,” adding that she “can’t wait” to host Soccer Aid for ITV in June.
After 20 wonderful years, I’ve decided to leave @SkySports to concentrate on some exciting, new projects.
I can't wait for @socceraid on @ITV next month. Thank you to all at @SkyUK you’ve been amazing! I will miss you ❤️
— Kirsty Gallacher (@TheRealKirstyG) May 25, 2018
Gallacher’s Sky Sports co-host Jim White posted an image of the pair together after their final broadcast, stating they would “always be great chums”:
— Jim White (@JimWhite) May 25, 2018
Sky Sports, meanwhile, also paid tribute to Kirsty on their website, writing: “Having been part of Sky’s story on and off since 1998, Kirsty has decided it is the right time to do something fresh and new and everyone at Sky will miss her greatly.
“She played an important role in Sky Sports News establishing its position as the home of breaking news for sport and we wish her every success in the future.”