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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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  • Ryan Bailey posted 4 days ago

    Ryan Bailey

    @Wadi: My bad. I don't know how I missed that.

  • Wadi Portela posted 6 days ago

    Wadi Portela

    For your article on social media, David Villa's twitter is @Guaje7Villa and Ozil's is @MesutOzil1088

  • Wadi Portela posted 6 days ago

    Wadi Portela

    For your article on social media, David Villa's twitter is @Guaje7Villa

  • Jake Brigance posted 197 days ago

    Jake Brigance

    Hey Ryan, your Newcastle article was hilarious haha

  • ghod larsson posted 244 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 252 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 265 days ago

    Long gone

    Hi Ryan.

  • Sasori Uchiha posted 295 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 300 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 313 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

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