Ian Stafford is a multiple award-winning English sports journalist, author and broadcaster, whose work appears both in the UK and internationally, especially in the United States and Australia. He is also a sought after after dinner speaker, interviewer of stars and compere, acts as a consultant for a number of media outlets and owed and edited the UK's first general sports magazine on the internet, sportsvibe before selling it.
In 2017 he launched the Sporting Club – a private networking club for sport, the business of sport and those who like sport, with permanent homes, many high-level functions and proactive networking – which now has five venues in London plus Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Durham.
As a journalist Ian has worked for The Times, Daily and Sunday Express, The Independent and The Scotsman and The Mail on Sunday, where he was Chief Sports Reporter, covering every major sporting event over the past 25 years. He has be