He has written (mostly about football) for The Sun, The Sunday Times, The Daily Mirror,The Daily Telegraph and the London Evening Standard. Since December 2003, he has been the football correspondent of The Daily Express. He appears regularly on Sky News and Sky Sports News, has been a guest presenter on TalkSPORT radio and LBC radio and frequently contributes to programmes on BBC Radio 5 Live. He is a magistrate, involved with several charities and is a football referee. He is the chair of the Premier League's Community Facilities Fund, a trustee of Norwich City's Community Sports Foundation and president of Norwich City Supporters Trust. He chaired the Dacorum Sports Trust (which trades as Sportspace) for five years and remains a trustee. He is a member of Kick it Out's grassroots advisory group. He collaborated with referee Graham Poll on the latter's autobiography, "Seeing Red", and "Geoff Hurst, The Hand Of God and the Biggest Rows in Football." He has written a book about football, The Team, which is part of the Quick Reads Initiative series of books, aimed at readers who lack confidence, and has contributed to four anthologies of sports writing.