Simon Hanley, a well-known British football commentator, most recognised for his work in Spanish football, died recently at 60. Simon established himself as a competent and passionate football analyst for European listeners and a well-liked figure on La Liga TV. His death is a sad loss for all of us, especially his Middlesbrough and Newcastle United followers. Continue reading to learn more about this Tragic News.
Who is Simon Hanley?
Hanley was born in Morpeth, in northeast England, and grew up supporting Joe Harvey’s Magpies. He was a skilled football pundit, but he was also an iconic voice for La Liga TV. Hanley’s Ascension to Notoriety
Hanley began his broadcasting career in 1987 with BBC Radio Newcastle before becoming a Spanish radio station Cadena SER regular from 1991 to 1996. He made his broadcast debut in 1996 with LaLiga TV, where he soon became the face of Spanish football analysis.
Notable Career of Simon Hanley:
In addition to being an extraordinarily brilliant broadcaster, Hanley was also deeply committed to giving back to the community, which needs to be more frequently addressed when it comes to professional commentators who are typically exclusively focused on their professions. Since then, the charity has helped thousands of children by collaborating with local schools and charities around Spain.
How Did Simon Hanley Die?
Despite the confirmation of Simon Hanley’s death, it is still unknown. His family posted a touching message on social media, requesting respect for their privacy during this terrible time because they could not respond. According to close sources, he had been battling a significant health problem for some time and was under medical supervision.