Mental Health Awareness Week in The UK

A few weeks ago it was Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK. In our fast-moving, productivity focused society, it is extremely easy to take mental health for granted. Not just easy but often encouraged. Pushing yourself to the extreme is valued in many sectors and performance rather than wellbeing has become the focus. Of course, pushing yourself isn’t always…
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Discrimination in Football is Still Relevant in 2019

DESPITE DESIRE FOR PROGRESS, RACISM IN FOOTBALL IS STILL ENDEMIC As much as we all wish it were different, it cannot be denied that racism in football still exists. In fact, Kick it Out recently published their annual report on discrimination in football with statistics that show that racism in the game is not only ongoing but growing. For the…
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Charlton vs Homophobia Tournament at Charlton FC

On Monday 27th May, I attended the fourth annual Charlton vs Homophobia Tournament at Charlton Athletic. This is the fourth annual tournament of its kind, in which six LGBTQI+ friendly teams – The Proud Valiants, Charlton Invicta, Charlton Athletic Deaf Team, University of Greenwich, RAF and Journalists – played in an 11-a-side tournament. The event aims to improve awareness, visibility…
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TalkSPORT

I’ve recently been spending time as a radio journalist on TalkSPORT, the world’s biggest sports radio station. Gearing up for a show of my own, I’ve been on air with Alan Brazil, Laura Woods and Ally McCoist. It’s been such a fantastic experience and really got me back into the world of sports and sports reporting. My first show was…
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Sudan is in Crisis…

THE SUDANESE CRISIS AND HOW WE CAN HELP Sudan is in crisis. Since the 3rd June, over 120 people have been murdered and hundreds arrested, detained, raped and beaten by Sudanese Security forces. Rapid Support Forces patrol the once peaceful Khartoum with guns, arresting or shooting anyone who is deemed to be a threat. How did this happen? After President…
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