I spent a week at The Sheffield Star in June 2019. I received very positive feedback and saw four of my pieces published in the paper. All four were featured on the cover, one of which was the main cover story for the day.
I had the opportunity to conduct a Q&A with rising amateur star Caroline Dubois earlier this year. Caroline is one to watch and will make waves both at the Olympics and as a pro when she turns over.
Here’s my latest article, a piece for 5W Football, discussing what could be a turbulent upcoming transfer window for Manchester United.
5W encourage long-form writing and it was great to dig up some statistics and cover United’s transfer difficulties in depth. I enjoyed looking at potential replacements for big-name players. Let’s see if Ole agrees with any of my picks…
In these latest articles, I’ve covered more boxing but also had the opportunity to write for a new site, Boxing Insider. I got the opportunity to review a set of Corner ‘punch trackers’ for them which was an interesting chance to mix boxing with technology writing and reviewing.
Many boxing fans don’t fully understand the role of the boxing journeyman. There’s a lot to unpack in getting to grips with ‘the professional loser’ and ultimately the role is much more than that. Lewis Van Poetsch shone a light on a side of boxing that many fans never see in this discussion.
Dave Allen hasn’t yet captured any meaningful titles in professional boxing but he has captured the imaginations of the British boxing public. Here’s an interview with Dave that I really enjoyed writing.
Here’s a Q&A I conducted with boxing promoter, Sam Kynoch, for Boxing News online.
Here are a couple of video interviews I conducted with Inzy Ahmed, from Bradford’s Lights Out Boxing Academy. Inzy has worked alongside some big names including Freddie Roach, Roger Mayweather and Amir Khan. Currently, he trains Keighley’s Muhammad Ali who was part of Team GB and amateur level and is looking to turn professional this year.
Here’s my piece for Forge Press, Sheffield University’s student paper, on the revelations surrounding Michael Carrick’s mental health back in October.