A Russia-based Sports Journalist and Consultant, Commentator for Russian League and Cup matches. worked with major sports clubs including:- Hajduk Split, Eintracht Frankfurt, Lokomotiv and Spartak Moscow. Former International boxer and semi-pro footballer. Worked full-time in sports management/consultancy from 2003-13. Commentated at the FIFA World Cup 2018.
First published professionally on football in 1990, first Russian league match in 1991, Host of Capital Sports on Capital FM, Moscow, #ChampTalks2020 and write the odd article. Director of the International Centre NUST MISIS and former Director of the Centre of International Relations at the Russian State Social University, both in Moscow. And to make things more fun, he produced and hosted #ChampTalks2018 for UNESCO, Moscow's Tolerance Centre and Capital FM.
Full disclosure, I am a lifelong Dundalk FC supporter. As well as following my boyhood club, from the age of about three I’ve followed West Ham United, thanks to a player card in a packet of sweet cigarettes and the great Billy Bonds. I have a soft spot for Eintracht Frankfurt thanks to working with […]