About

Since 2009, Richard has been writing about football for various newspapers, magazines and websites.

With experience of over 400 games as a personally accredited journalist, he has covered numerous competitions
from the English Premier League and La Liga to the UEFA Champions League and FIFA World Cup.

A versatile writing style has seen his work featured in publications both in the UK and overseas,
including Sports Illustrated, Emirates Airline, MARCA, Yahoo! and Goal.com.

He has also interviewed leading figures in both the men's and women's game, with Raheem Sterling, Nikita Parris,
Jadon Sancho, Georginio Wijnaldum, Steph Houghton and Sean Dyche among them.

Showcasing a number of multimedia skills, such as photography and live blogging, he has utilised multiple
social media platforms, with a combined following of over 40,000 across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Richard's knowledge and opinions have been sought on developing football stories by leading broadcasters such as
Sirius XM, talkSPORT Radio, BBC World Service, RMC Sport, OneFootball, ViaSat, DAZN and Canal+

Portfolio

Testimonials

Richard is a hard-working individual who made a number of excellent contributions to Yahoo Sport UK. He has a vast knowledge of football and delivers work promptly. I would happily work with Richard again in the future.Matt LewisSports Editor, Yahoo!
Richard was a pleasure to work with. His submissions were always free of grammatical errors, to the correct word count and copy was always clean. He has vast knowledge of the various football leagues and I have no hesitation in recommending him.Jason PettigroveSenior Sub-Editor, MARCA

Social Media

Unity is strength
#BlackLivesMatter

Feels like a lot longer than just a year since this happened. Not a great game in truth but still a week which will live long in the memory #LFC #UCLfinal

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Marcus Thuram takes the knee after scoring for Gladbach.

Premier League confirm that none of the 1,130 players and staff in the latest round of COVID-19 testing showed up positive #ProjectRestart

Column on Troy Deeney and the problem of football’s abuse culture https://www.tnp.sg/sports/football/richard-buxton-football-take-cue-twitter #watfordfc #mufc

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