Chris ‘Kammy’ Kamara was born in Middlesbrough on 25th December 1957 and is of Sierra Leonean, English and Irish descent.
In his career as a professional footballer Kammy played for : Portsmouth, Swindon Town, Portsmouth, Brentford, Swindon Town, Stoke City, Leeds United, Luton Town, Sheffield United, Middlesbrough, Sheffield United, and Bradford City playing over 650 games.
After finishing playing he had two spells as a manager at Bradford City winning promotion via the 1996 Play-off Finals, and at Stoke City.
After management a career in the media followed and Kammy can be seen weekly presenting Sky Sports’ Goals On Sunday show and providing additional commentary on some of Sky’s televised matches.
He also appears on the Soccer Saturday programme, where he usually appears over live video link providing brief updates on whichever match he is watching. He is well-known on the programme for his highly excitable nature, propensity for comical gaffes and tendency to come out with unusual sayings that baffle host Jeff Stelling and the other studio pundits.
In one of his more famous on-air gaffes, he failed to realise that Anthony Vanden Borre had been sent off in the game he was watching between Portsmouth and Blackburn. This has clocked up nearly 5m views on YouTube (see below). He has also coined the popular phrase “Unbelievable Jeff!”