Colin Slater, MBE (born on 28 February 1934 in Bradford, England) is an English Sports commentator for BBC Radio Nottingham.
Slater has reported and commentated on football matches at Notts County since 1959, initially writing match reports for "The Football News" and "The Football Post" before joining Radio Nottingham in 1968.
Prior to that, Colin worked as a journalist on local newspapers in Bradford.
He was awarded an MBE in 2001, not only for his contribution to radio, but also for his work with the Football Association and his role as the Deputy Chairman of the Nottingham Bench of Magistrates (NBoM).
Colin has covered over 2000 Notts County matches for Radio Nottingham, the Milestone completed on 17 November 2007 when Notts played Macclesfield Town
He represents the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham on the General Synod of the Church of England.
In August 2015 Colin had a Nottingham tram named after him.
On 24 April 2017 Colin announced that he was to retire from commentary duties for BBC Radio Nottingham although he would remain as the stations Notts County correspondent.