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The commentator confirmed to The Sun that he had quit.

It was there that he met his former wife Natalie Sawyer - the couple have a son, Sawyer, but divorced in 2014.

Over the years for talkSPORT Sam has commentated on the biggest games in football and was working the night his beloved Chelsea won the Champions League in 2012 after a dramatic final against Bayern Munich.

ITV racing pundit Matt left his role on "DOI" after receiving a backlash from viewers over his gregarious presenting style.

The 39-year-old replaces racing reporter Matt Chapman, who has left the ITV series after just one episode of the 2018 series - so who is the man who follows in the skate tracks of Tony Gubba and Simon Reed on the mic rinkside?

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield Dancing On Ice
WENN HOT PROPERTY Holly also co-hosts DOI with Phil

ITV bosses now have to find a replacement for this Sunday's live programme.

"He's a big character and a talented sports commentator but he had some mixed reviews in the first show, and he told ITV that perhaps it wasn't for him after all".

Ben then asked Iain if he had any experience when it comes to commenting on skating, with Iain responding: "Yeah.hundreds of times", before Ben then joked: "That would give you more experience than the other guy".

You can hear Sam's dulcet tones this Sunday when celebrity contestants Brooke Vincent, Cheryl Baker and Lemar take to the ice.

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