SKY SPORTS NEWS presenter Jim White has announced he is leaving the show after 23 years.

The 64-year-old became synonymous for his yellow tie while presenting the Transfer Deadline Day specials.

Jim White has announced he is leaving Sky Sports after 23 years

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Jim White has announced he is leaving Sky Sports after 23 yearsCredit: Michael Schofield – The Sun Glasgow

White posted the news on Twitter with the statement: “After 23 years, it’s time to bid farewell to Sky Sports.

“After much thought and with a heavy heart I leave Sky Sports News – but what a journey it has been.

“To all the superb producers, assistant producers, directors and floor managers, a massive thank you. To my fellow presenters, thank you.

“Other media challenges lie ahead! Have presented every late shift on every Transfer Deadline Day – thanks for everything Harry!

“To everyone out there, keep watching the best sports news channel in the business. #YellowTieForSale.”

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