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Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Ben Shephard delights fans with family photo of wife and sons

They enjoyed a Saturday afternoon stroll

Ben Shephard has shared a sweet family photo of his wife Annie and their two sons.

The Good Morning Britain host posted the snap to Instagram showing Annie, Sam, 12, and Jack, 14, walking away from the camera.

Ben told his fans he enjoyed the Saturday afternoon stroll and to "listen to these two tell it like it is".

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Ben wrote: "Saturday afternoon putting the world to rights!!

"Love being able just to stroll about and listen to these two tell it like it is - which to be fair is mostly all #fornite and have to say am always impressed with Mrs S ability to show interest."

One fan gushed: "Great family," while another said: "Lovely picture @benshephardofficial."

A third added: "Beautiful Family Ben."

At the end of last month, the star decided to quit one of his television jobs to make more time for his wife and sons.

Ben announced his decision to step down from hosting Goals on Sunday after nine years.

The Tipping Point presenter hosts the sports show alongside former footballer Chris Kamara.

Sharing the news on Twitter, Ben thanked viewers and said his experience on the show has been "unbelievable".

He wrote: "Morning all- So after 9 seasons + nearly 400 shows the time has come to hang up my @GoalsOnSunday boots.

"I’ve loved working with @chris_kammy + know we’ll have more adventures to come! Thanks to our viewers, guests, + @SkySports it’s has, as Kammy would say been 'Unbelievable!'"

Speaking to the Mirror about his sons, Ben added: "Now they're teenagers, Sam is taller than me and Jack is not far behind, which I'm trying to come to terms with. They're consumed by schoolwork all week, the weekend is the only time I can spend with them.

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"What tends to happen is that after doing the breakfast show on Thursdays and Fridays, Saturday comes and I'm shattered.

"Doing Goals on Sunday has been amazing, but I can see that not only will we all benefit as a family but I'll benefit from being more involved in their weekend life."

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