GOATs endangered after Messi and Ronaldo exit World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were knocked out of the World Cup today, much to the dismay of some, but to the glee of many.  Fans and critics turned to Twitter after the game either to vent their frustrations or ridicule the rivals, and within seconds, both players were trending.   The Messi

The Asian Football List 2018: why representation matters

The Asian Football List recognises individuals across five different categories for their contribution in the football industry. Sports Gazette spoke to three of the winners about their experiences as a minority and why representation matters.  When Sonia Randev decided to organise the event, she only had one mission in mind:

Don’t Crack Podcast: Episode 10 – ‘Specialist in Wenger’ edition

If you're looking for a 36-minute Arsène Wenger Eulogy guest-edited by yours truly... you've come to the right place! I was invited to join the tenth addition of the Don't Crack Podcast by hosts Adam Samuel and Aramide Oladipo. With special guest and Arsenal super-fan Joe Leavey, we take a personal

British boxer fights to normalise Muslim women in sport with ladies-only class

“The least I can do is teach them how to throw a punch” - Sports Gazette visited Stonebridge Boxing Club in Harlesden to meet Awo Abukor, an amateur boxer who started a ladies-only boxing class to encourage more Muslim women to participate in sport. A Muslim woman in sport is usually

Guest editor Richard Lenton picks his favourite Sports Gazette story of the day

Before Richard Lenton started teaching on the International Sports Journalism course at St Mary's University, he worked in Singapore and presented live football on Eleven Sports Network. Today, the award-winning sports journalist was the guest editor at Sports Gazette, taking charge of the weekly editorial meeting and giving feedback on story pitches.

St Mary’s University cheerleaders ready to Bring It On Again

The St. Mary’s Scorpions were crowned National University Champions after their impressive performance in last year’s ICC [International Cheer Coalition] competition. Sports Gazette joined the cheerleaders ahead of next month’s Nationals to discuss stereotypes, routines and plans to retain the title. Pom-poms, tiny outfits and catchy chants – the stereotypes

Content with social media content: how to run a successful football club account

Sport and football clubs have long used social media as a platform to connect with fans, but how do they ensure it is done properly? Sports Gazette asked the founder and CEO of Europe’s leading digital sports agency, Seven League, to share his expertise. Richard Ayers was the first Head of

“I used to do kick-ups for fun but now it’s my identity”: Meet the new FIFA 18 Freestyler

Jamie MacDonald is the face of the new FIFA 18 kit, found in 6000 GameStop stores worldwide. He can do 11,000 kick ups in 90 minutes and his viral skills videos have millions of views on social media. In this interview with Sports Gazette, he opens up about how freestyling