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Ryan is a B/R featured Columnist, Team Stream Now video host and B/R Radio presenter.

After beginning his career as a journalist in local newspapers and football match reporting, he enjoyed a stint working for former England footballer Jamie Redknapp’s luxury lifestyle magazine venture ICON.

In 2007, he launched football blog The Spoiler. It won critical acclaim from The Guardian and the BBC, and was voted as one of the “Blogs of the Decade” by Sports Illustrated.

Ryan now writes for Yahoo's Dirty Tackle and is a presenter, writer and producer for KICK TV (

Ryan is an AFC Wimbledon fan, who currently lives in the USA.

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  • Jake Brigance posted 166 days ago

    Jake Brigance

    Hey Ryan, your Newcastle article was hilarious haha

  • ghod larsson posted 213 days ago

    ghod larsson

    the Milan rattlers has an image of a cobra, which doesn't have a rattle, rattle snakes do. are you freaking serious?

  • ghod larsson posted 221 days ago

    ghod larsson

    awesome article about the EPL needing more player access (sarcasm). you should stop looking at the EPL through an american lens and think that it should be treated the same way we do things here in 'murica. as usual, your article is incredibly poorly thought out, makes little to no sense, and has been thoroughly ripped apart by commenters who actually have brains in their head and are capable of intelligent thought (a foreign concept, i know). great job. fail.

  • Long gone posted 233 days ago

    Long gone

    Hi Ryan.

  • Sasori Uchiha posted 263 days ago

    Sasori Uchiha

    Hi Ryan, I am currently in my first year of High School, I was wondering how do you become a writer for Bleacher Report articles. I want to become a Sports Journalist in the future and I want to give it a try. I am a Big Fan of Soccer. Out of all the Writers, your articles are very interesting.

    My question is how do you become a writer for Bleacher Report because I am thinking about my career paths and maybe you could help me out.

    I am looking forward towards your reply.

  • David Teo posted 268 days ago

    David Teo

    Ryan, fantastic article on "Bleacher Report's All-Time Premier League Overpriced XI". Really2 enjoyed it!

    Keep up the good work!

  • no thanks posted 282 days ago

    no thanks

    alan shearer: "He essentially describes the things that are quite easy to see, offering little of the insight he might have gained from a tremendously successful career on the pitch (and a very short-lived and ill-fated one as a manager)."

    ok, but that doesn't make him "wrong", as the title of the article implies, it just means his analytical skills are lacking.

    adrian chiles: "The Brummie presenter received plenty of criticism during coverage of the 2012 UEFA Super Cup, when he referred to 26-year-old proven goalscorer Radamel Falcao as a great "prospect." He also made a politically incorrect gaffe during coverage of England's World Cup qualifier against Poland, referring to fans of the opposition as "builders."

    again, being un-PC and mis-speaking aren't the same as being "wrong"

    as usual, another shitty list that indicates you don't understand the meanings of the words you're writing about

  • Dave Stavros posted 288 days ago

    Dave Stavros

    Celtic Bhoy,

    Grow a pair of baws and get a girlfriend wee man.

  • celtic bhoy posted 298 days ago

    celtic bhoy

    in today's article about stars of world cup draws past you write:

    "along with South African songwriter Juanes, who performed his hit "La Camisa Negra." Well, presumably it was a hit somewhere."

    juanes is from colombia, south america.

  • celtic bhoy posted 298 days ago

    celtic bhoy

    in today's article about stars of world cup draws past you write:

    "The draw for USA '94 was held at a Las Vegas convention centre on December 19, 1993. It was conducted by a spritely 58-year-old FIFA general secretary named Sepp Blatter, who was four-and-a-half years from assuming the presidential role.

    The talent drawing the balls included Eusebio, Bobby Charlton, Michel Platini, Marco van Basten, Roger Milla and an MLS goalkeeper named Tony Meola."

    the MLS wasn't in existence until 1996, so no, there was not an MLS goalkeeper named tony meola there. in 1993 it looks like he wasn't even playing professional club football, just for the national team, although i could be wrong about that. i'm not wrong about when the MLS began though. it was founded in 1993, 2 days before the world cup drawing, and tony meola was not a member of the league at that point, no player was. having an agreement to be a part of the league when it got going isn't the same as being a part of a league which didn't exist as of then.

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