BBC has ‘undermined its credibility’ with Lineker suspension, says Greg Dyke

Ex-director general says decision to suspend Gary Lineker for criticising government’s asylum policies is mistaken

The BBC has “undermined its own credibility” as it will be viewed as having bowed to government pressure over its decision to stand Gary Lineker down from hosting duties on Match of the Day, its former director general Greg Dyke has said.

Dyke’s comments came after Lineker was suspended on Friday from the BBC for breaching impartiality guidelines after criticising the government’s asylum policies.

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