'Do you stand by what you said?': Gary Lineker addresses his criticism of government asylum plan

Gary Lineker has told reporters outside his London home that he stands by his criticism of the government’s immigration policy and does not fear suspension by the BBC.The Match Of The Day presenter, 62, has faced criticism from members of the Tory party after comparing the language used to launch the policy with 1930s Germany.When asked if he "stands by" what he said in his tweet, Mr Lineker said: "Of course". He also confirmed he does not "regret" his social media post. Click here to sign up for our newsletters.