Matt LeTissier, Phil Thompson and Charlie Nicholas have all left their roles on the Sky Sports Soccer Saturday show

Matt LeTissier, Phil Thompson and Charlie Nicholas have all left their roles on the Sky Sports Soccer Saturday show (Picture: Sky)

Sky Sports stalwarts Matt Le Tissier, Charlie Nicholas and Phil Thompson have all be sacked from their roles as Soccer Saturday match summarisers.

The vastly experienced trio, who between them had racked up 50 years of service combined, were dismissed on Tuesday as part of ongoing cuts at Sky.

Le Tissier, 51, had recently taken a break from social media after courting controversy over the course of the coronavirus pandemic.

The former Southampton star urged the public to ‘look beyond the headlines and government propaganda’ in a lengthy post on Twitter

He also caused controversy when he wore a Black Lives Matter badge on air, despite claiming on social media that he did not fully support the movement.

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