Tom Middler

Commentator & Reporter

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Below, you can take a look at my showreel, containing examples of my work as a freelance commentator, reporter, interviewer in two languages, and a selection of my non-football roles with Winter Sports and Motor Sports.*

Beneath that you'll find a list of the projects and events that I'm currently working on, or have recently completed.

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What I've been up to in 2022:

Season 2022/23 - 3 Liga Germany

The German Football Federation offer worldwide streams of the top game each weekend in English. I'm on commentary duty this season for several of these games, starting with MSV Duisburg vs RW Essen in the derby on week 2.

Click on the image above to see the match online!

July 2022 - Women's EURO 2022

I've featured repeatedly on The Guardian's "Women's Football Weekly" podcast as the Austrian football correspondent during WEURO 2022., as well as appearing on podcasts for The Athletic.

Click on the image above to hear one of the WEURO 2022 podcasts!

Summer 2022 - Club Friendlies

There are plenty of friendly games which take place in Austria and the surrounding countries each summer. This year I've provided World Feed commentary for friendlies such as AC Milan vs Wolfsberg, Borussia Dortmund vs Villarreal CF and more.

July 2022 - Women's EURO 2022

I reported daily on the events of WEURO 2022 for Austria's national radio station FM4, recording player portraits, news reports and live chats to preview and review all the action from England.

Season 2022/2023 - The Other Bundesliga Podcast

'The Other Bundesliga' is back for the new season. Once again I'm presenting the pod which covers all things Austrian football in English. With league, cup, European and international match coverage, news and interviews!

Click on the image above to hear the podcast!

Summer 2022 - Women's EURO 2022

As a UEFA Reporter. I've been at Austria's pre-EURO training camp in Bad Tatzmannsdorf to interview Austria players Sarah Zadrazil and Laura Feiersinger (in German). The interviews are being used by UEFA as part of their build-up to WEURO 2022.

June 2022 - BOSS Open ATP 250 Tennis

This week it's Tennis! I've been commentating on the final rounds of the Stuttgart Open at the Weissenhof Club. Matches included the Men's Singles Quarter-Final and the Doubles Semi-Final.

Season 2021 / 2022 - BVB TV

I'm in the commentary box for live Bundesliga matches and highlights as seen & heard around the world by fans of Borussia Dortmund on BVB TV and on the club's social media channels.

January / February 2022 - Beijing 2022 / OBS

I am on-site in Beijing, China, voicing highlights packages at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games for sports including Alpine Skiing, Luge, Short Track Speed Skating and more.

March / April 2022 - AFC Champions League

I am voicing the official "as live" highlight reels for the AFC Champions League East & West group stages, available worldwide online and on the-afc.com. 

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Spring 2022 Internationals - AFC Asian Qualifiers

At SportRadar Studios, I will commentate on the Asian Qualifiers for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, featuring nations such as Japan, Saudi Arabia, Korea Republic, Australia and more. 

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Spring 2022 European Qualifiers / Friendlies - DFB 

I'm in the commentary box for Germany friendlies in the March 2022 international break, including Germany vs Israel at TSG Hoffenheim's home in Sinsheim. 

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Season 2022 - Imagica / J2 League

My Asian football knowledge will be put to good use as I commentate on a number of live Japanese matches for the J2 League World Feed via Spalk.

What I was up to before:

November 2021 - AFC Champions League Final

This month I was lucky enough to commentate on the AFC Champions League Final on behalf of the Asian Football Confederation. Available worldwide online and on the-afc.com. 

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August / September 2021 - Tokyo 2020 / OBS

I went to Tokyo in August 2021 to commentate on sporting highlights at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The sports that I covered in depth included Wheelchair Tennis and Goalball 

Season 2020 / 2021 - DFB-Pokal Frauen Finale

In the summer I had the honour of being the live match commentator for the 2021 Women's DFB Cup Final between Eintracht Frankfurt & Wolfsburg. Available on YouTube and on DFB official channels. 

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Summer 2021 - World Feed / Club Friendlies 

This week I am at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Stuttgart to commentate on the high profile friendly game between VfB Stuttgart and FC Barcelona.

Season 2020 / 2021 - UEFA Reporter 

This season, I've interviewed players and coaches prior to UEFA Europa League matches in English & German, as well as conducting interviews with Marco Rose & Max Eberl after the UEFA Champions League knockout stage draw.

Season 2020 / 2021 Internationals - DFB

I've been commentating on live matches and highlights packages for Germany's national sides (Women's, Men's, U-21s), including for UEFA Nations League matches, as above. 

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Season 2020 / 2021 - FCPS

I'm working as the club commentator for FC Pinzgau Saalfelden, Austria's fan owned football club. Most home games will be available to watch this season at fcps.at with Tom's English language commentary.

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Summer 2020 - Helden Cup 

I was the official commentator for the summer exhibition tournament, "The Helden Cup". Feyenoord, Arminia Bielefeld, Hamburger SV and VfB Stuttgart battled for the trophy in Kufstein, Austria.

Season 2021 - Imagica / J2 League

My Asian football knowledge will be put to good use as I'll commentate on a number of live Japanese matches for the J2 League World Feed via Spalk.

Austrian Grand Prix Media Week - Red Bull Racing

I'm in there (second row, right)! I  was invited to Red Bull Racing's Austrian Grand Prix media events to interview the drivers on a legendary DC-6 aircraft, take part in the Red Bull "Puck-Off" Ice-Hockey match, and film a Grand Prix vlog.

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