Welcome to LukePawley.com

About Me

  • Midlands football writer at Reach PLC
  • NCTJ qualified and Football DataCo accredited
  • National and regional bylines
  • Contacts book including players, coaches and scouts across the professional game
  • Exclusives picked up by the Telegraph, Leicester Mercury & others
  • Experience producing news, features, match reports and live blogs
  • BA (Hons) degree in Journalism


  • Covering Midlands football for Reach PLC full time since June 2021
  • One-off commissions and work placements (before June 2021)
    • Inc. Leicester Mercury, Coventry Telegraph, Hinckley Times, Planet Football, Training Ground Guru
  • Media & Communications Manager at Barwell Football Club
  • Eight-month internship with 90min.com (Minute Media)
  • Work published by Sports Illustrated, Yahoo and MSN
  • Match reporting for The Non League Paper

Other Projects

  • Making Football News: Players, Agents and Football Journalism (undergraduate dissertation)

Certificates & Courses

  • Recruitment & Player Scouting Workshop Level 1 – S4 Scouting
  • Introduction to Public Relations – PR Academy

[Page last updated: September 22, 2021]