28 Apr

Most recent freelance work has been for The Telegraph. I have been part of a team compiling two video walls ahead of the Olympics coming to London next year, 2012. One wall focuses on athletes thoughts on having the Games in their home country. The other wall gauges the mood from celebrities in the build up to London 2012.

Athlete’s video wall
Celebrity video wall


Co-founder and regular contributor to popular Burnley fan’s blog

You can find my profile here and some contributed articles here and here. One of the most popular articles on the site was my unique #shortandtweet Football League Championship preview- this can be read here.


I have written various sporting guides for

Articles written include Sir Geoff HurstScunthorpe United and Burnley FC.


Whilst working for Blackpool Football Club I had articles and interviews published both on line and in the match day magazine. Below are some of the pieces which appeared in the magazine.

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Currently working as a video journalist for Winkball, my interviews can be found at

Here is a recent piece to camera and a recent interview.

Ed Mckeever, World and European champion over K1 200 metres, talks to me about the sport and London 2012.

As does Jessica Walker, member of Team GB at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

Hayliegh Mason, also hopeful of joining Team GB in London 2012.

I spoke to Martin Offiah at an event publicising the Paralympics ahead of London 2012.

You can see the rest of the interviews from this event here:


From club player to pro player in one year? That is Arton Baleci’s beautiful aim. I explored the likelihood of the situation in a fifteen minute radio documentary for Frequency FM. It includes input from people in the sport and fitness world such as former Blackpool and Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Parkes.


Tuesday night’s sport* [*football]

26 Oct

Sky Sports might not have sent you the memo, but there was more to Tuesday night than Manchester United’s cup game at Aldershot and the John Terry race row that has taken over. Well, for me there was anyway.
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Footballer’s Tweeting…

20 Oct

Footballers love a Nandos don’t ya know? I learnt this off of that Twitter.

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#shortandtweet: revisited 10 games in

10 Oct

I asked twenty-four Championship fans to preview their team’s season in under 140 characters.
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Firewind at Moho Live

15 Sep

Metal music has never necessarily been my cup of tea.  And I could tell you what I know about power metal and speed metal in under ten seconds. That’s being generous. But on Saturday night I took in Greek metal band Firewind.

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Preview: Burnley v Middlesbrough

9 Sep

Middlesbrough will be the third team to visit Turf Moor in the league this season. Samuel Marsden looks ahead to their visit this weekend.
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Manchester Pride

2 Sep

Manchester Pride, in a league with Brighton and London Pride, hit the north west over the August bank holiday. Despite brief flirtations with the crowds, the rain pretty much stayed away and sunshine prevailed.
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