“It’s great to have podcasts like this where it’s not just about statistics and results but what sport can do for people” – GB boxer Stacey Copeland
From the deeply controversial, to the inspiring, and all the way up to the downright bizarre, sport has a unique storytelling capability.
At SportSpiel we bring you interviews, features and opinion on the sporting stories that matter.
Our highly talented editorial team also deliver top quality articles and written content on topics they are passionate about.
So whether you are a sporting fanatic, or an armchair channel flicker, check us out!
Where to listen to the podcast:
- Player FM
- Google Podcasts
- Radio Public
- Or listen here on the website
The Podcast Presenters
Alasdair Hooper is a journalist currently working for Essex Live and the Essex Chronicle newspaper.
He is the host of the Humans of Chelmsford podcast, a former British fencer and is also a big fan of both football and ice hockey.
Alasdair is a history and politics graduate from the University of Dundee and has written for the likes of talkSPORT, Sportsbeat, The Offside Rule, Youth Football Scotland, Scottish Fencing and the Scottish FA.
Cricket is Will’s main passion but he follows, and has participated in, a number of sports and has two national cheerleading titles to his name.
His dream is to commentate at an Olympic Games and hopes that SportSpiel will provide the platform that leads to that being accomplished.
The SportSpiel Team
Social Media Producer, interviewer and writer: Lewis Michie
Interviewer and writer: Yashas Mudumbai
Interviewer and writer: Michael Boniface
Interviewer: Niki Kovacs
Writer: Alex Pattle
Writer: Ella Jerman
Writer: Lewis McParlane
Writer: Nancy Frostick