Tommy Smyth

Irish born Tommy Smyth joined ESPN in February 1993 as a soccer analyst for ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN International. He is an anchor of ESPN Soccernet Press Pass, ESPN International’s global football roundtable discussion and is a game analyst for Italian Serie ‘A’, La Liga, the UEFA Champions League and FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.  Smyths list of credentials is extensive.  He was covered the 2010 FIFA World Cup , UEFA European Football Championship 2008 (Euro 08), worked on three other FIFA World Cups (1998, 2002 and ’06) and the 1998 FIFA Men’s World Cup in France. He also provided studio analysis for ESPN2’s World Cup 2Night, and ESPN & ESPN2’s pre-game and halftime coverage.  He co-hosted Latin Futbol Weekly on ESPN2, seen in more than 200 countries via ESPN International (1993-99). At ESPN, he has called over 2,500 international matches from all over the world.  Leading up to the 2002 World Cup he co-hosted ESPN International’s “Road to World Cup 2002,” aired in over 150 countries. Smyth has also provided game analysis for Major League Soccer’s NY/NJ Metrostars as well as national MLS telecasts on ESPN and ESPN2. Smyth has also worked as an analyst for ESPN’s coverage of MLS.