Sports Gazette

The sports magazine brought to you by the next generation of sport writers

Authors

Editors

Julia Andersen
Julia Andersen

Julia Andersen is an American living in London. Previously a health research coordinator with a master’s in public health (MPH), she is interested in the intersection of health, research, and sport. A Liverpool fan who regretfully named her dog Henderson, she also closely follows golf, baseball, and tennis.

Ed Dowling
Ed Dowling

Ed is an Editor at the Sports Gazette. A much-maligned Tottenham fan, he mainly talks and writes about football in England and abroad. He is also a Senior Reporter for Nigeria's biggest sports radio station, Brila FM.

Aayush Majumdar
Aayush Majumdar

Sports journalist from India with over five years of work in the field, Aayush has previously covered ATP events and international cricket series, among other big events. He has a keen interest in cricket, tennis and football, but contributes content across sports.
Now living and learning in London, he is co-editor of the Sports Gazette.

Social Media Team

Manas Gera
Manas Gera

Manas is an Indian sports journalist who has covered Indian football, La Liga, Premier League and spent a birthday reporting live from the final at Qatar 2022. During a live interview with Manas, a La Liga full-back dropped the F-bomb. Get in touch to find out who it was: www.manasgera.com

Mohammad Joseph
Mohammad Joseph

Mohammad, 23, is a trilingual Palestinian born and raised in Jerusalem, that always brags about being from the same “birthplace of the legendary Jesus Christ”. An aspiring sports journalist, previously having experience in the marketing world now looking to achieve his dreams of covering the sports he loves, from football to mixed martial arts. He is the co-social media editor for the Sports Gazette.

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Jiwan Hasen

A metropolitan from Germany, multilingual, a former athlete in boxing, wrestling and football, plus a keen supporter of the "Squadra Azzurra" since a young age, I love looking at all sorts of sport searching for new stories from a Middle Eastern and German perspective. My aim is to bring together and present different angles from the Orient and Occident in the world of sports. I have worked as a news speaker and television presenter with a focus on global and international news.

Writers

Evie Ashton
Evie Ashton

Evie is a sports journalist specialising in features covering social issues & underrepresented groups in sport with bylines in BBC Sport, Sky Sports, and The Cricketer. Looking to highlight voices of (but not limited to) female, queer, or disabled sportspersons. Get in touch if you have a story!

George Bennett
George Bennett

An aspiring athlete himself, George Bennett specialises in athletics and triathlon. Always trying to bring more fans to Track and Field through his podcasts The Elite Endurance Podcast and creating documentaries about grassroots athletics on Youtube.

Callum Bishop
Callum Bishop

Callum is a sports journalist who boasts a variety of experience in producing written and video content. If it involves kicking, throwing or hitting a ball, best believe that Callum is watching and covering it.

Despite popular belief, he would never have made it pro regardless of any knee injuries. However, he absolutely lives off the time he nutmegged a Premier League player during five aside.

Sam Brady
Sam Brady

Sam Brady, 21, is a sports editor for the Sports Gazette specialising in all things Football and MMA. Experienced in live commentary and sports writing Sam is also a fanatical Manchester United fan however he'll be quick to remind you he doesn't remember Sir Alex's Reign because that ended when Sam was ..... 11.

Jonny Coffey
Jonny Coffey

Jonny Coffey, 21, is a London-based sports journalist focusing on football. Fascinated by tactics, Coffey is famed for his introduction of inverted full backs to the second division of Cambridge college football, and his admiration for Carlo Ancelotti’s eyebrows. A lifelong Arsenal fan, his interest in analysing wing play is a thinly-veiled ploy to rave about Bukayo Saka.

Jaden Dakwa
Jaden Dakwa

I am a sports journalist and I have been writing about football since 2021. Sports, in general, have been a passion of mine since a young age. The Gunners in North London are definitely my favorite team, but I have overwhelming love for the sport of football as a whole. In that aspect of my life, not much has changed.

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Max Flanagan

21 year old Sports journalist, born and raised in London, predominantly a football writer but is known to dip his toes into the worlds of Tennis and Formula 1. Lifelong Chelsea fan, constantly reminiscing over life before Boehly.

Sam France
Sam France

Sam France is an avid tennis watcher and player, frequently found passionately raving about the WTA. A journalist with a passion for all things sport, culture, and politics, Sam is a committed Radio 4 listener. A big WSL fan, Sam is still searching for a Guro Reiten autograph. @SamFrance28

Laura Howard
Laura Howard

Laura is a sports journalist with specialisms in football, hockey and cricket and has bylines in The Hockey Paper and The Non-League Paper. Her work often explores the intersection of sport and social issues with a particular interest in disability and women’s sport. Laura is also a recipient of the NCTJ Journalism Diversity Fund.

Chaitanya Kohli
Chaitanya Kohli

Sports journalist with a keen interest in covering stories about European club football and the history of the beautiful game. Passionate Barcelona and Messi supporter. Perennially interested in bringing out inspiring stories about Indian football on the global stage.

Òscar Llopis I Balanyà
Òscar Llopis I Balanyà

23-year-old sports journalist, fluent in French, Catalan and Spanish. I am a football addict, who’s also interested in basketball and futsal. Above all, I’m a Barça lover and the biggest Messi fan in the world!

If you have any exciting information or questions to ask, don’t hesitate to contact me!

Emile Nuh
Emile Nuh

Emile Nuh is a Sports Journalist who predominantly focuses on Formula 1 and Basketball. He did have a prior interest in Football, however the Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital Consortium takeover of Chelsea quickly put an end to that. Like many journalists Emile also has a “I could have made it pro if it wasn’t for my...story”. In his case, he attributes his dodgy shoulder as the one that brought an end to his sporting aspirations

Henry Ollis-Brown
Henry Ollis-Brown

Henry is a sports journalist with a passion for rugby and motorsports. He is a keen supporter of Harlequins and England rugby. He can normally be found researching an obscure fact to put into an article.

Oscar Pick
Oscar Pick

I cover stories in boxing, football, rugby, snooker and MMA. Wishing to ensure greater transparency, through accurate reporting and engaging interviews, my articles allow readers to gain an informed insight into different aspects of sport.

Toby Reynolds
Toby Reynolds

Toby is the cricket editor at the Sports Gazette. For the last three years, he has been a radio host and podcaster at URN. He also enjoys F1, rugby and football. Having written his dissertation on rugby union salary caps, Toby loves to explore tactical trends and use statistics to back up his arguments, as well as trying to disprove the saying that “stats are for prats”.

https://linktr.ee/tobyreynolds

Sam Sheppey
Sam Sheppey

Sam is a 22-year-old award-winning sports journalist from Hertfordshire with experience writing for club media with Stevenage Football Club, magazine articles with Greenways Publishing, and podcasting for talkSPORT and Birmingham City fan channel Blues Focus.

Link to portfolio: https://muckrack.com/sam-sheppey/portfolio

Alisha Singh
Alisha Singh

Alisha Singh is a highly talented sports broadcaster with a passion for snooker and now a valuable asset to the snooker community. She is a role model for young people, and an advocate for women in sport who is keen to encourage more women to get into sports, in particular snooker broadcasting and journalism. Follow Alisha's journey on @alishasinghtv.

Eduardo Tansley
Eduardo Tansley

Trying to tell stories he would want to read, whether that's Dominican football or British basketball, Eduardo has interviewed sports people from CEOs to athletes on the rise.

@tansleyeduardo

Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas

Sports writer, cricket fan (emphasis on fan, not expert) and self-pitying West Bromwich Albion supporter. Always open to researching and writing about different topics.

William Gruffudd Thurtle
William Gruffudd Thurtle

William, 22, is a trilingual Welshman, trying to find his way in the bustling metropolis. A competitive (yet admittedly average) sportsman, William is ready to dip his hand into any sport, with a keen eye on all news leading towards the Paris 2024 Games.

Rugby editor. Tennis co-editor.

https://linktr.ee/williamgruffuddthurtle

Ricky Westaby
Ricky Westaby

Ricky Westaby is the American Football editor for the Sports Gazette. Originally inspired by the Blind Side’s ‘true story’ to get into American Football, learning its dark truths was a crushing reality. However, the passion was already instilled. A QPR fan born and raised in West London, his other main areas of focus will include football and rugby union. @RWestaby_SG