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Daniel Schofield

Freelance Sports Journalist

I am a freelance sports journalist with seven years' experience covering a wide variety of sports. I contribute match reports, news stories and feature interviews to The Times, The Guardian, The Observer, the Mirror as well as being one of the main contributors to the Rugby Paper, Britain's biggest selling rugby publication. I have also covered two Olympic Games with Sportsbeat press agency, where I was chief reporter, and am a casual sub-editor at The Times.
Email: [email protected]

Portfolio
The Times
12/31/2012
Will and Henry Fraser

Interview with Will Fraser, a Saracens flanker, and his brother, Henry, who was paralysed in a diving accident

The Times
12/03/2012
Hayden Smith

First British journalist to interview Hayden Smith, who went from professional rugby union player with Saracens to a tight end in the NFL with the New York Jets

The Times
01/29/2013
Joe Launchbury

Feature interview with England rising star Joe Launchbury before the Six Nations

The Times
03/21/2013
Franklyn Stephenson

Interview with Franklyn Stephenson, the West Indian cricketer, on why he chose to participate in the rebel tour of South Africa in 1983 - a decision that cost him his Test career

The Times
02/13/2013
Matt Duke

After Bradford's defeat of Arsenal in the Capital One Cup, I interviewed Matt Duke, the Bradford goalkeeper, about his role in the giantkilling and his personal battle with testicular cancer

Daily Mirror
03/25/2013
Jimmy Abdou

Previewing Millwall's FA Cup tie against Aston Villa, I interviewed Jimmy Abdou, whose son is fighting leukaemia

The Rugby Paper
01/12/2013
Chris Robshaw feature interview

Feature interview with England captain Chris Robshaw for Britain's biggest selling rugby publication

The Rugby Paper
09/30/2012
Austin Healey on George Ford

Front-page exclusive with Austin Healey advising George Ford to leave Leicester Tigers

The Rugby Paper
12/16/2012
Carlin Isles

First British journalist to interview Carlin Isles, the American sevens player and fastest man in world rugby

The Herald
11/24/2012
Joe Ansbro

First interview with Joe Ansbro, the London Irish and Scotland centre, after recovering from a broken neck

Match Reports

Northern Echo
08/13/2012
Anthony Joshua wins gold

Report of Anthony Joshua's gold-medal winning performance in the final of the super heavyweight category at London 2012

Promotional Work

Pinnacle
01/07/2013
Blackmoor Golf Club

Produced 6,000 words of editorial content for a promotional brochure on Blackmoor Golf Club

Pinnacle
02/18/2013
Ramsdale Golf Club Brochure

Produced 6,000 words of editorial content for a promotional brochure on Ramsdale Golf Club

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