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Fans and famous names react to Channel 5's Football League Tonight announcement

22 July 2015

Wednesday morning's announcement that Kelly Cates and George Riley will present the new highlights programme, Football League Tonight, was met with a warm reception by fans and famous faces.

The show will air on Saturday nights at 9pm on Channel 5, bringing you every goal from all three Football League divisions. It will also screen Sky Bet League 1 & 2 highlights during international breaks.

New presenters Cates and Riley took to Twitter to express their delight at fronting the new highlights coverage, as did many fans and famous faces to congratulate them.

Thank you so much for lovely messages about @footballon5. Can't wait for the season to start! @georgeyboy

— Kelly Cates (@KellyCates) July 22, 2015

Very excited about this 👍

— George Riley (@georgeyboy) July 22, 2015

This would have been perfect for me @StanCollymore ! Congrats @KellyCates 😎

— Ian Wright (@IanWright0) July 22, 2015

@KellyCates@football_league@georgeyboy well done you 2.

— Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) July 22, 2015

Congrats on new gig @georgeyboy one regular viewer here. Great programme also goes out on int weekends @footballon5@football_league

— Hector Nunns (@senornunes) July 22, 2015

Congrats @KellyCates@football_league -@MellyChaps and I appear to be celebrating @MondrianLDN in your absence!

— Jo Tongue (@tonguetweets) July 22, 2015

@footballon5@football_league@KellyCates@georgeyboy well done you two x

— Gabby Logan (@GabbyLogan) July 22, 2015

@football_league@footballon5@georgeyboy excellent choices! Good luck both!

— Mark Bowler (@MarkyBowler) July 22, 2015

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