When an athlete’s career ends, there are many opportunities to try and remain involved with their particular sport. However, sometimes when their career can end prematurely due to injury, it can leave them wondering what to do next. After Katie Shanahan retired from the England Women’s Hockey team aged 21, she decided to get involved […]Read More Katie Shanahan: “One of my main aims in life is to try and inspire people to get into sport”
For many football fans, working at the club they support would be their dream job. Then for that to lead to going to a FIFA World Cup would be unbelievable. However, this was the case for Emma Saunders. A lifelong Watford fan, she is currently Vicarage Road’s stadium announcer, also doing features for the club’s […]Read More Emma Saunders: “Anything is possible, just work hard, be a nice person to work with and believe!”
The World Cup has already thrown up many shocks and stories despite the teams not even having completed the group stages. However, not all of these stories have been about the football and the players themselves, with some people’s attention on those presenting and commentating on the games rather than those competing. This tournament has […]Read More Women at the World Cup: Inspiring the masses, ignoring the criticism.
Working as a sports journalist is a dream for many and with a changing media landscape is now a reality for many also. However, the pinnacle of the job is reporting on the greatest sporting spectacles around the globe for world-renowned outlets such as BBC, Sky and ITV. Natalie Pirks has worked for both the […]Read More Natalie Pirks: “Get a foot in the door and don’t let it go”