Jamie Hore

Freelance Journalist

Location icon United Kingdom

Freelance writer specialising in FIFA esports content, but also other esports, gaming and sports. Breaking news, listicles, features, opinion and interviews. Journalism graduate from the University of the West of England.



Esports News UK
Disappointment for UK players at the FIFA eWorld Cup in London - Esports News UK

There are no British FIFA players in the final day of competition at the FIFA eWorld Cup (today, August 4th). The defending champion, Spencer "Gorilla" Ealing, was halted in the quarter finals by Maltese player Kurt "Kurt0411" Fenech, who said before the tournament that Gorilla wouldn't have been champion last year had he been in the final.

Esports World Football
Could rating caps be the key to more variety in FIFA esports?

Competitive FIFA has evolved massively in the last six months and is continuing to improve as an esport. From the introduction of a points-based ranking system in the Global Series to partnerships with the biggest football leagues in the world, FIFA has attracted bigger audiences than ever before.

Esports News UK
ePremier League hinted in now-deleted line from Wolves' esports announcement

There could be an official esports version of the football Premier League in the works, according to a now-deleted line in an announcement from Wolverhampton Wanderers. Wolves have announced a partnership with Dutch-based esports agency Bundled, who already have some of the top FIFA esports players on their books such as GoalMachine21 and YimmieHD.

Esports World Football
Opinion: The Global Series has improved, but could it be better?

The expansion of this season’s FIFA Global Series has seen a massive improvement in how the FIFA esports scene is run. The competitive calendar was relatively sparse in FIFA 18, but for this season they’ve stacked it out with 8 majors, peppered it with smaller Licenced Qualifier Events and eLeagues and then wrap it up with the Playoffs and eWorld Cup Finals at its climax.

Other by-lines/ University work

Premier League: 14 Nations That Have Only Had Only One Top Flight Footballer

Without question the most talented footballer on this list, Armenian Mkhitaryan came to the Premier League prior to the 2016/17 season after signing for Manchester United from Borussia Dortmund. Despite being a talented attacking midfielder and scoring a memorable scorpion kick against Sunderland in the league, he had an up and down couple of seasons with United and divided opinion.

UWE Bristol Sport
UWE Sport rugby scholar to represent Italy at the Six Nations

It's been a memorable month for Bianca Coltellini. The Gloucester-Hartpury flanker and UWE Bristol Performance Sport scholar has been selected to represent Italy at the Women's Six Nations. UWE Sport sat down for a chat with Bianca about life as a sports scholar and how she has the chance to play at one of rugby's biggest tournaments.

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