Google can be a scary thing. I just googled my book title and found it on Amazon already. I’m still writing it! The book ‘Mr Moon Has Left the Stadium’ is a funny account of my life as the West Ham United FC announcer. It comes out on August 1st. It has to be handed […]
Some exciting news – I’ve made it onto the shortlist to be a stadium announcer at the London 2012 Olympics. I’m ridiculously excited about it.
Here’s a feature I did with darts player Jamie ‘Jabba’ Caven. As a child he was stung by a bee and lost the sight in one eye. He still went onto become world youth darts champion. As an adult he’s overcome pancreatic cancer which has left him diabetic. Amazingly he’s risen against all those odds […]
Today I went to Curve in Leicester to film an exhibition of sporting history. There’s some cracking pictures from the Leicester Mercury in the display. The above shot of me in front of a picture of Sven was taken by the Mercury’s Andy Baker, who kindly sent it to me.
Richard Whitehead is a double amputee marathon runner. He holds the world record for any kind of amputee in a marathon. He ran 2 hours 42 in Chicago last year, an amazing time considering he has both legs amputated above the knee. The guy is phenomenal. He’s dreaming of winning a paralympic gold in the […]
I’m never one to moan about a fellow West Ham fan, but there’s one chap who is getting on my nerves. This Mr Moon fellow has been arriving and leaving the stadium during games for as long as I can remember. There’s nothing more annoying than people arriving midway through games is there? You’re in […]
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wash the dirty kit of a professional rugby squad? That’s the challenge faced every day by Brenda Hargrave. She’s the laundry supervisor at Leicester Tigers. At the age of seventy she’s become a bit of a celebrity having starred in the break bumpers for Eviva […]
It’s been raining a lot lately, so it must be time for the cricket season to get underway. In fact it’s the earliest ever start to a county championship season. I filmed at Derbyshire this week. The county have performed a huge about turn. After years of playing with the sun in their eyes, someone […]