One of the UK’s most in demand football commentator voice over artists:

Weetabix, Heineken, Visit Denmark, Nike: “The Last Game”, Premier League, Kaspersky, Oppo, Sky Sports


Hard to imagine as a ten year old Aston Villa fan commentating over a game of Subbuteo that one day I might actually make a living out of doing just that; being a football commentator voice over. Basically, I’ve always loved watching football.

Jonathan Clays football commentator voice over artist
Jonathan Clays football commentator voice over

“I wouldn’t say I was the best football voice over in the business…but I am in the top one.”

Brian Clough (sort of)

Weetabix (UK National radio campaign Dec 2022)


Tomorrow Unlocked (hacker:HUNTER series) 2020 documentary recreating an authentic Olympic ice hockey commentator


Fast-forward thirty odd years and I’m asked by the son of ex-Villa star Peter Withe to mimic the very lines from his 1982 European Cup final winning goal for a football anthem. I could hardly say no could I?

Have a listen. I think it turned out rather well.


As one of the UK’s most widely used and most established authentic sounding sports voiceovers, I’ve worked as a football commentator voice over for more than twenty years now.

As a result you’ll hear my football commentator voice over work on anything from TV and online commercials, radio ads and interactive projects to epic film productions such as Nike’s award winning ‘The Last Game’ film which aired globally for the 2014 World Cup. 200 million Youtube views can’t be wrong.

Finally, if it’s a truly authentic sound that you’re looking for, I’ve also worked as a live national radio Premier League football commentator on TalkSport. Clients who know about football love that they ask me to ad-lib commentary on demand and know it’ll sound credible. I’ve also scripted then voiced the entire commentator dialogue for football themed sims.

Oh yes, I also once spent 45 minutes alone with Pele!

Now have a listen to more audio samples:

Below are more examples of some of the productions my voice has been used for:

Heineken Fresher Football (Commentator Voice Over 2022. Online globally)

2018 World Cup for UKTV Gold, both TV promo and national radio. (Gold/Classic FM)

Nexen Tire 2016 global tv campaign featuring Manchester City FC. (tx across Europe and SE Asia)

TransferWise (now Wise) which has had 9 million Youtube views:

What next?

If I can help you with your next football commentator voice over project then please get in touch. I’m happy to record for you from my own professional home studio or equally happy travelling to another studio for the recording.

Just click here to get in touch.

Back of the net!

Tour de France/Visit Denmark commercial (2022)

(A series of commercials that I voiced to help promote the 2022 Danish leg of the Tour de France – 10 million Youtube impressions/views)


Top Trumps: Football Commentator Voice over


Nike online/ TV commercial

(I played the part of one of the football/soccer commentator voice overs in Nike’s award winning epic blockbuster campaign for the 2014 World Cup)


Sky Sports Soccer Football Voice Over Promo