The Match Of The Day presenter admitted he is still “bewildered” by the “disproportionate” response to the tweet that sparked the BBC impartiality row.
"It’s good to get back to some sort of normality and be talking about football again," said Alan Shearer, who'd previously walked out in solidarity.
Saturday's show will “focus on match action without studio presentation or punditry”.
“As sabotage goes it was quite amusing,” presenter Gary Lineker admits.
The BBC's annual report for 2021/22 has been made public.