Guillem Balagué

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Guillem Balagué
Born Guillem Balagué
1968 (age 49–50)
Barcelona, Spain
Residence Barcelona, Spain
London, England
Nationality Spanish
Alma mater Autonomous University of Barcelona (B.J.)
Occupation Football journalistwriterauthor
Years active 1991–present
Employer Sky Sports
Awards Cross Sports Book Awards
Football Book of the Year

Guillem Balagué (born 1968)[1] is a Spanish football journalist, author and pundit. He is a regular pundit on Sky Sports' show Revista de la Liga and has also written for some of Britain's newspapers as well as several Spanish newspapers.


In June 2008, Balagué launched his own personal website[2] featuring a blog, news and the opportunity to interact with him directly.

Balagué is a journalist and has written for several English and Spanish newspapers. He is currently preparing a football documentary and also the first Pep Guardiola biography in English. He has written articles in British newspapers The Times and The Observer, as well as a weekly column in the free daily commuter newspaper The Metro commenting mainly on stories involving continental football. He also occasionally writes for sport website Bleacher Report.

He is also well known for his work with Spanish football newspaper AS and Spain's national radio station CADENA SER,[3] where he features on phone-ins regularly

Balagué was a co-host, along with Gabriele Marcotti, of TheGame, a football podcast hosted by The Times, for the 2007–08 Premier League season.

Balagué appeared as a contestant on an episode of Pointless Celebrities first broadcast on 29 April 2017.[4]


Involvement in football[edit]

In 2013 he became a B licensed coach,[5] and in 2014 he became Director of Football at English non-league football team Biggleswade United.[6]


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