Huw Richards

Huw Richards is a hugely experienced freelance sports writer, and an Associate Lecturer on BA (Hons) Sports Journalism at London College of Communication.

Huw has written on football, rugby union, rugby league and cricket for a variety of publications including the Guardian, Independent, International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Herald Scotland, When Saturday Comes and ESPN Scrum.

A Swansea City supporter, Huw possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of sports history and is the author of books including ‘A Game for Hooligans: The History of Rugby Union’, ‘The Red & White: A History of England v Wales Rugby, Dragons and All Blacks’ and ‘The Swansea City Alphabet’. He is also a former reporter for the Times Higher Education Supplement.

Huw’s focus as a tutor on BA (Hons) Sports Journalism at LCC is on sports history and the contextual aspects of the course.