Dan Coombs is a writer who is keen to embrace the internet revolution. He first started writing for us in June 2011 and commenced his new role as Sports Editor in February 2012.
As a trained journalist he has met famous faces from Mr T to Boris Johnson. He once featured in an England World Cup music video too, but it did not make the charts.
He grew up wanting to be a Formula 1 driver, but it looks like this dream has passed him by. Instead, he hopes you enjoy reading his writing on our site, as we seek to debate the day's sporting hot topics.
Paul Watson wrote for Football Italia for four years before fleeing to the tiny Micronesian island of Pohnpei to coach the world's lowest ranked national football team. On his return he released a book called 'Up Pohnpei' in February 2012. A documentary called The Soccermen follows in early 2014 and a feature film of the book is in production. Paul is currently head coach at a new Mongolian Premier League club and is charged with the mission of creating the strongest team in Mongolian football history.
I’m Mathew Nash a 27 year old graduate in Sports Studies and I have an insatiable love for sport. With a particularly keen interest for the madcap world of football I have always been known amongst friends as a beacon for bizarre sporting trivia and knowledge. My other passion is for writing and hopefully combining the two will create a superb and entertaining marriage that will create, divide and share opinion.Mathew is a correspondent for the NextGen Series, Ligue 1 and Primeira Liga.
After graduating with a degree in English Literature, Vincent completed a NCTJ-accredited qualification in newspaper and magazine journalism in 2005. Shortly after, in a somewhat leftfield move, he began working at a secondary school in Kent. After eight years – the last four of which were spent as Head of Sixth Form – he began to write full-time, combining his love of football with his passion for the written word.Alongside his work for HITC Sport, he also writes film reviews for HITC Lifestyle… along with the odd music interview when fate allows.
A football journalist based in Wakefield, Subhankar Mondal has previously worked for Goal.com International and Skysports.com, and has had his sports articles published in The Guardian and The Observer. He has also been on the BBC in the past and his name once found its way to the pages of the World Soccer magazine. He was recently cited in a major Louis van Gaal biography.
After starting to write about football due to lack of any great ability on the pitch, Tom is an NCTJ-qualified sports reporter who has written for Swansea City, the Birmingham Mail, and numerous other publications. An avid Aston Villa fan, he still hasn't got over them not turning up in the 2015 FA Cup final.
Olly is a Sports Management graduate and aspiring journalist, with most of his work surrounding football or NFL. He has formed two of his own sites, as well as contributing to a number of others before starting with Here Is The City.
John is a sports journalism graduate from Staffordshire University. He is a huge football fan and a minute-by-minute writer for UEFA.com, as well as being a freelance writer for Sports New Media. John has also seen his work been published by the likes of The Guardian, World Soccer and Shoot Magazine over the course of his bourgeoning journalism career so far. He has a particular expertise in all things to do with the Football League – and is a passionate Peterborough United fan.
Sean Lunt is a Journalism and Spanish graduate with a passion for football. As an avid Everton fan he has survived the Walter Smith era, enjoyed the resurgence under David Moyes and is now wholly embracing the Spanish revolution with Roberto Martinez. Away from Everton he follows the rest of the football league and has a particular interest in La Liga.
Shane is a Dublin-based sports writer who swapped the football pitch for the press box upon learning that he was better with a pen than with a round bit of leather. Prior to joining HITC, Shane enjoyed spells with Sports Mole and Goal.com among others, while he was also club reporter for Irish football club Drogheda United.
A journalism graduate of Liverpool John Moores University. During his time at university, Ian spent time on work experience at local newspapers in Liverpool, Bolton and Wigan, and prior to that he did work for The Observer's 'fans verdict'. Ian also has interests in news, current affairs and business but mostly sport, including football, rugby league, cricket, golf and Formula 1, amongst others.
Che is an Englishman abroad unable to cut the apron strings tying him to the crazy world of English football. As a writer and freelance journalist, he has covered matches and cultural events from across the globe all with the intention to inform, entertain and provoke debate. Just as smitten with music, film, and photography, though fully aware of the fact that nothing takes the place of that Saturday afternoon excitement down at N17 (even when it's actually on a Sunday!)
Freddie is a freelance sports writer, having recently completed an MA in Sports Journalism at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham. With an especially keen interest in all things American sports-related, he has written extensively about the NFL, MLS and the U.S. national team for various sites.
Sarad hails from the beautiful Himalayan nation of Nepal and is a graduate in Finance from the University of Pune. An avid football follower with an enormous passion for the Beautiful game, he believes that nothing in the world can match the emotional roller coaster which fans experience while supporting their beloved teams. As a writer, Sarad has worked for Tribal Football, World Soccer Talk and the Kathmandu Post, and is the founder & owner of www.TheEaglesFC.com.
I'm a 27 year old language teacher and writer based out in Mexico with a passion for football and swimming. I like to focus on the top European Leagues, especially La Liga, as well as the footballing development in Central and South America. My favourite teams include Derby County, Barcelona and Jagaures de Chiapas.
Peter is a Cambridge undergrad claiming to be studying for a History degree, despite spending a disproportionate amount of time watching and writing about football. He has written extensively for other sites and currently co-hosts a football radio show. A disillusioned Forest fan, he finds Leicester's remarkable rise deeply distressing and he sleeps next to a copy of 'I Believe in Miracles' to help numb the pain. He also owns his own football club, AFC Whitton. So he's a bit like Roman Abramovich, but swamped in student debt.
Graeme is a freelance football writer who is a proud Teessider and Yorkshireman with a love of his family, football, golf and speedway. He specialises in transfer stories and over the years has broken a number of big stories and scoops.
Leeds-based writer whose rebellious passion for football still disappoints his rugby-mad parents. Other appearances include Goal.com and Guardian Sport. Once pocket-called Dean Holdsworth on a night out. Specialises in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A but has always had a soft spot for a German terrace. Aside from football, he's also a big fan of cricket, rugby league, Formula One, tennis and snooker.
Peter is a English Literature graduate and long-suffering Derby County supporter, who has most recently been covering French and Dutch football for a number of websites. His other interests include gaming, reading and drinking as much coffee as the the human body will allow.
Jason Harris is a Journalism and Public Relations graduate from Perth, Australia who loves being able to combine two of his main loves in Football and writing. He has contributed to a number of websites including Give Me Sport and currently writes a weekly article in his local Sunday paper. He is a massive Liverpool FC fan, who is patiently waiting to witness them lift the Premier League trophy.
Currently eight years into a career as a teacher and coach after graduating with a Sports & Exercise Sciences degree and PGCE from universities in both the UK and US. Love to write and a self-proclaimed student of all things Football, with a keen interest in EPL, EFL and MLS.
A second-year undergrad at the University of Gloucestershire, Beya has written for several national (UK) and international broadcast, print and online news outlets all over the globe. Employers range from Rio 2016 to The Sun. A budding filmmaker, Beya is Arsenal fan, so he used to heartache and disappointment.
BA Journalism student at University of South Wales. Football enthusiast, Cardiff City (season ticket holder) and Wales supporter. Creator of Cardiff City supporter website Inside Cardiff City. Based in Aberdare, South Wales. (previous writing includes Sports Rants and GiveMeSport.)
21-year old freelance writer with a BA in Journalism Studies from the University of Sheffield who has contributed to various football publications including Shoot and Exeter City FC's matchday programme.
Daniel is a Journalist graduate from Leeds Trinity University and is generally obsessed with everything football related. Daniel watches everything from Augsburg in the Bundesliga to Vitesse in the Eredivisie with as much La Liga as possible thrown in for good measure.
Tottenham Hotspur season ticket holder since 2004 charting the highs and the plenty of lows that come from being a Spurs fan. A journalism graduate at the University of Winchester where I was also the former vice captain and chairman of Fly Hard: Winchester Ultimate, the university's ultimate frisbee team. Yes, it is a real sport.
I am a football and film writer based in Watford but I can often be found with my head in hands at The Hawthorns. I have a passion for football at all levels and regularly attend games across the country.
Newcastle based journalism graduate with a powerful interest in all things European football. Former club journalist and perpetually ambivalent supporter of Newcastle United Football Club, trying to hack the world of sports journalism without getting booked.
Final year Sports Journalism Student. Passionate Arsenal fan, committed Christian and obsessed with football tactics. Has previously had work published in the Yorkshire Evening Post. Spent 10 years living in Malaysia.