Sports Gazette

by sports journalism students at St Mary's University, London


avatar for Alasdair HoworthAlasdair Howorth

Alasdair is a Kenyan-British multi-media journalist specialising in African football based in London. Alongside his studies in International Sports Journalism and his writing for the Sports Gazette, he is an Associate Producer for the On The Whistle podcast and is a writer for multiple outlets.

avatar for Arif IslamArif Islam

Primarily focused on football on and off the pitch also general sports stories concerning diversity and representation. I hope to offer insightful content on the sports that are deeply rooted in working class communities.

avatar for Charlie PizeyCharlie Pizey

Charlie is a British sports journalist who follows a wide range of sports but specialises in all things football. He previously wrote for the Pride of London and hosted a podcast during his time as a student at the University of Bristol.

avatar for Ewan LuryEwan Lury

Having graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Classical Civilisation degree, Ewan soon realised his true calling was in writing about sports

From the intricacies of Billy Gilmour's playstyle, to the top players from the 2021 Overwatch League, Ewan has you covered across all of football and eSports

avatar for Felipe LimaFelipe Lima

Felipe Lima, 29, Italo-Brasileiro, a life-long sports aficionado, multi-linguist, Adobe suite junkie and a Gooner since Thierry. He is Sports Gazette’s Social Media Editor and holds a degree in Sports Management from St. Mary’s, Twickenham. He is an advocate for highlighting upcoming young talent. @felipemdlima1

avatar for George MallettGeorge Mallett

Writing the stories behind characters in the world of boxing and athletics, I'll aim to bring you the best from two fascinating sports.

avatar for Josh SimJosh Sim

Josh is a writer and broadcaster with a keen interest in German football. He recently completed a History and Politics degree at the University of Warwick, and was Head of Sport at student radio station RAW 1251AM. He subedited for Champions Journal and has written for 90min and Get German Football News. Twitter - @JoshSim8

avatar for Kristina ThiedeitzKristina Thiedeitz

Kristina, 24, comes from Germany, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree focused on sports journalism. Part of this study program was a semester abroad, which she completed in Madrid. Through her practical studies, she has been able to gain a lot of experience in front of and behind the camera. She has also wo...

avatar for Luke CollinsLuke Collins

Luke, 22, is half English and half Italian, which made for an interesting Euro 2020 final. He is a history graduate from the University of Nottingham, and a lifelong Chelsea and Dulwich Hamlet fan. As well as studying the beautiful game, he is a frequent watcher of rugby, Formula One, and mixed martial arts. Twit...

avatar for Luke YoungLuke Young

Luke, 22, recently graduated from the University of Portsmouth with a degree in Television and Broadcasting and has worked as a match-day camera operator for Portsmouth FC where he found his passion for sports media. Luke aims to specialise in sports journalism, reporting on a range of sports including football, tennis,...

avatar for Mary AkinsolaMary Akinsola

Human, Sports Lover, Valid Dreams, Grad Chemist turned Sports Broadcaster. Practicing Christian. As Choleric as they come. Realist.

avatar for Nat HaywardNat Hayward

Nat, 22, is an English literature and creative writing graduate and football obsessive with experience producing content for the Sky Sports Football website. He looks forward to using his extensive knowledge the game to produce immersive and eye opening content from grassroots right through to the elite leagues.

avatar for Piers DunhamPiers Dunham

Piers is a graduate from Cardiff University where he studied English Literature. He is a sports obsessive, mainly focusing in football, rugby and cricket. He has experience writing for various outlets and now is working for the Sports Gazette team as the sub-editorial co-head covering rugby.

avatar for Roberto PetruccoRoberto Petrucco

Roberto is a Football Editor with the Sports Gazette. His love of football started as a child where he fell in love with Walsall FC. Originally an actor, Roberto has a keen interest in the EFL and a passion for Tennis. Outside of journalism, Roberto represents clubs in East London playing both Football and Tennis.

avatar for Ruby MaloneRuby Malone

Irish in nationality, London Irish at heart, Ruby holds a First Class degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. A football fanatic serving a life sentence on the ‘Gooner’ rollercoaster, she is Football Editor for the Sports Gazette. Her main focus is diversity in sport and its impact on society.

avatar for Sam Billinghurst-BrownSam Billinghurst-Brown

Football and Boxing fanatic! Excited to produce a widespread of momentous football and boxing content for the Sports Gazette.

avatar for Terry VogtTerry Vogt

Terry, 28, is a New York born sports writer mainly covering basketball, football, and American football.

avatar for Tess DerryTess Derry

Tess is a lifelong Chelsea fan and a professional Sports Photographer and Picture Editor. She is excited to put her knowledge and passion for sport into writing for the Sports Gazette.

avatar for Toby RathborneToby Rathborne

Football fanatic and keen tennis player. Toby, 21, is a graduate of the University of Surrey in Business Management. He is now motivated to make engaging and informative content covering a wide range of sports.
Twitter: @TobyRathborne

avatar for Tom SansomTom Sansom

I’m excited to tackle this role at the Sports Gazette. I'm looking forward to covering the sport across many leagues and competitions, and showcasing the amazing stories that Rugby has to offer. I will be covering a rugby game every weekend, and you can check out my latest work @TomSansomSport

avatar for Vicki MerrickVicki Merrick

Motorsport fanatic, avid athletics runner, and lifelong Leeds United fan. Currently contributes to the Sport Gazette as a Social Media Manager. Is excited to use this knowledge and experience to start producing content for the Sports Gazette. Currently, an F1 Feeder Series writer and regular guest on the Motorsport Podcast.

avatar for Will RoganWill Rogan

Will, 22, from Manchester is a graduate from the University of Edinburgh in Spanish and English Literature. He is editor of the Sports Gazette. Will’s particular interests include football in the Spanish-speaking world, rugby union, and Liverpool FC. He has extensive experiences of live sport from elite to grassroots level.

avatar for Yara El-ShabouryYara El-Shaboury

Yara El-Shaboury has done work in written, digital, and broadcast journalism. Her main interest is football, and she is particularly keen on telling untold sports stories from across the globe.

avatar for Yasmin RyderYasmin Ryder

Keen sportswomen herself, Yasmin is excited to continue writing and producing content for the Sports Gazette. With a particular spotlight on Women's Sport, Athletics and Lacrosse. So keep your eyes peeled for some fascinating topics.

avatar for Yoseph KiflieYoseph Kiflie

Yoseph is an editor for the Sports Gazette. He has a BA Hons in History from the University of Cambridge, where he first began writing about and commentating on sport. Yoseph has since written for HuffPost UK, worked for BBC Sport, and became a Journalism Diversity Fund recipient. Twitter: @KiflieYoseph