John began his journalism career at the Windsor, Slough & Eton Express newspaper in 1988. He worked there for six years before joining BBC Ceefax, where he became Sports Editor.
Since turning freelance in 2005, he has worked for football’s governing bodies, FIFA and UEFA, in Canada, Peru and the Netherlands, as well as the FIFA World Cups in Germany and South Africa, plus UEFA Euro 2008 in Austria and Switzerland. He has also covered Liverpool’s UEFA Champions League home matches at Anfield for uefa.com.
John, who was born and raised in Liverpool, returned to the city to start teaching at LJMU in 2006, going full-time with John Moores in 2008. He lectures in Online Journalism, Introduction to Reporting and Sports Journalism, and has a Masters degree in Journalism.