Matt Le Tissier

Football Pundit and Former Player

Matt le Tissier is a former Premier League and England footballer, a successful football pundit, panellist and columnist.

Matt signed for Southampton FC in 1986 and stayed there for 16 years – the entirety of his career. He scored 209 goals in 540 appearances for the club and was the first midfielder to score 100 goals in the English Premier League. Matt also earned 8 caps for England from 1995 to 1998, retiring in 2002.

Since his retirement, Le Tissier has forged a successful career as a pundit and panellist. He makes regular appearances on Sky Sports’ Gillette Soccer Saturday and is a columnist for, as well as being a long standing ambassador for SkyBet.

Matt was an integral part of the 2019 ITV show Harry’s Heroes, helping a team of England legends to victory against Germany. He also reached the final of ITV’s Eternal Glory in 2015, competing against a number of retired athletes in both physical and mental challenges. Other notable TV appearances include Countdown and A Question of Sport.

Additionally, Matt has built a strong profile as an after dinner speaker, where his genuine warmth and experiences both on and off the field are consistently well received.

He is a keen golfer and lives in Southampton with his wife and daughter, Ava.