Italy’s Serie A is known as one of Europe’s big 5 leagues, along with the Premier League, La Liga, Ligue 1 and the Bundesliga. One of the things the country is most famous for is its football as well as its passionate fans. Rossella Marrai-Ricco’s Italian family were all football fans and so it played […]Read More Rossella Marrai-Ricco: “I am lucky I have been able to combine my two passions together”
The number of females on some of the longest running football shows in the UK is one of the hot topics of the moment. We are slowly seeing an increase in the number of women being given a chance in the industry, a clear step in the right direction when it comes to women being […]Read More Rachel Stringer: “Fail to prepare, prepare to fail…”
For many, football is a huge part of family life, with children growing up attending matches with their parents and then going on to do the same with their own children. Kelly Somers spent her childhood following Watford FC, with her Mother and late Grandparents having season tickets at the club. After begging to go […]Read More Kelly Somers: “Work hard, and be prepared to be patient – it won’t happen overnight”
The number of women and young girls taking part in sport is increasing with figures published in the Telegraph, sourced from Sport England, showing that the number playing sport regularly has risen by over 200,000 in the year 2015/16. However, many still feel they are discouraged by the stigma around it. As a child, Kate […]Read More Kate Mason: “When I was offered the chance to come and work on football in the place that will next host the World Cup I couldn’t believe my luck!”
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”
With a worldwide fanbase, motorsport is one of the most popular areas of sport. However, it is more than just cars, with several forms of motorbike racing being just as popular as the famous car racing series. Amy Dargan has been a reporter in the Motocross World Championship, Speedway and MotoGP, so I spoke to […]Read More Amy Dargan: “Sport for me, is everything that I really like about life”