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

With experience of over 350 games as a personally accredited journalist, including finals, he has covered numerous competitions from the Premier League and La Liga to Champions League and FIFA internationals.

A versatile writing style has seen his work featured in publications both in the UK and overseas including, among others, Sports Illustrated, Emirates airline, Yahoo, The New Paper, MARCA and

Showcasing a number of multimedia skills, such as photography and live blogging, he has also fully embraced the digital era by utilising a myriad of social media platforms, like Twitter, where he commands an audience in excess of 25,000 followers, and Vine, with over 5 million ‘loops’.

His knowledge and opinions have been sought on developing stories by a number of broadcasters, including Sirius XM, talkSPORT Radio, BBC World Service, OneFootball, ViaSat Sport and Canal+.