Mike Crocombe



B.A., University of Hull, English Language and Literature

Harlow College, Magazine Journalism


  • U.K.-based writer of sports history
  • Experience in data management, marketing, and more
  • Sports data analyst


Mike Crocombe is a U.K.-based writer of sports history, as well as a sports data expert. He has worked in the world of sports journalism and data for several years, with broad experience including app development, data management and analysis, social media, and copywriting.

Mike spent five years working in data at CrowdScores, a real-time sports data company based in London. He currently works as a Trading Analyst and Trading Support at SportRadar, a leading company in sports data collection and analysis.


Mike Crocombe holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Hull. He also studied journalism at Harlow College.

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