The Freetips.com Team

Experience, expertise and award-winning tips

Meet the award-winning journalists, analysts and tipsters on Freetips.com behind some of our most successful betting tips, stories, analyses and explainers. That way, you’ll know who to follow for deep insights in sports betting tips and sports reporting.
Gary Emmerson
Editor
Gary has been writing about sport for more than 25 years and graduated with a degree in media and journalism. He has worked for newspapers and online, covering everything from horse racing to football and loves a bet.

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Jeremy Darke
Editor
Jeremy is a freelance journalist who is a true sports activist. A die-hard fan of the NRL all his life and also has a passion for all the major American sports.

From when he was a little fella he has played most sports ranging from rugby, ice hockey, tennis and football, just to name a few. His interest in analytics and statistics helps him find the edge while writing previews and being a regular tipster.

You can find Jeremy on Muckrack.
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John Eastwood
Editor
Graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2008 with a BA in English Literature before completing MA in Journalism. Began his career as a sports journalist in London before moving to the Middle East to work as a sports editor for national media companies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Favourite Sports: Tennis, Boxing, Golf.

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Jon Vine
Editor
Jon has been a sports writer and tipster for over ten years. Over the last six years, he has become completely immersed in all things horse racing. Every race is a puzzle that he is eager to solve.

Favourite races over jumps would include the Brown Advisory Chase (RSA) at the Cheltenham Festival and the Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury. On the flat, the Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown is the race that excites most each season.

Favourite horses of all time include Vautour, Laurens, Road To Respect, Topofthegame, Saint Calvados and Elegant Escape.

You can follow Jon at Muckrack or on Linkedin.

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Leigh Copson
Editor
Leigh is a sports writer with over two decades of experience, spending several years working for the Press Association. During his career he has covered some of the biggest sporting events on the planet, including the Super Bowl, the Champions League Final and the World Cup Final. He has also covered almost every major boxing match and UFC fight card during this time.. His specialist sports are American Football, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts and Football.

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Mat Marshall
Editor
Matthew Marshall was born in Sydney, Australia and studied at Sydney University. Worked in a number of industries before combining his sports and journalism experience. Enjoys writing about a number of sports including football, rugby league and basketball. Watches sports such as cricket, tennis, NBA, rugby union, rugby league and football.

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Phil Lowe
Editor
Phil has been writing about sports and betting for over 20 years and has vast experience in the online gambling industry. He has written for multiple websites, covering everything from football to politics. Away from sports betting, Phil also has years of experience in online gaming and works with a number of international betting providers

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Ralph Staniforth
Editor
Ralph is from South Africa and studied Sports Science post school at ETA (Education Teachers Academy) in Cape Town. 

He has always had a great passion for sport and this led him into the world of sports journalism, while coaching on the side. Since 2012 Ralph has worked as a journalist and covered many topics from business to sport. 

Over the last seven years he has interviewed numerous top rugby and cricket players and coaches in South Africa. 

Ralph has been betting on sports for the last ten years. He’s knowledgeable on numerous topics including football, rugby, cricket, tennis and golf. 


He supports Manchester United (football), Cheetahs (rugby), Knights (cricket) and has a newly found appreciation for Dominic Thiem on the tennis courts.
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Robert Norman
Editor
Robert is an experienced journalist with a wealth of knowledge of sports betting. You will find him providing expertise across the betting landscape with tips, strategies and reviews.
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Ryan Allan
Editor
Ryan is a Barcelona-based football fanatic with several years of experience as a sports writer and statistical analyst. A huge fan of the goal markets, he specialises in BTTS and over 2.5 goal picks from the MLS to the Bundesliga and beyond.

Find more from Ryan on Muckrack.
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Ryan Tucker
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Ryan's love for sport traverses many countries and cultures. From humble beginnings in Western Sydney growing up playing and refereeing Rugby League to running European wide Australian Rules Football tournaments there is a mountain of experience in between. 

Multiple trips to North America has also deepened the love for the four major US sports and a continuing dream to catch as much live action as possible.

Stats and data analysis has now outgrown the hobby tag and the countless models and simulations are now being put to good use writing previews and predictions for NRL.

You can find Ryan on Muckrack.
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Tit Krajnik
Editor
Kicking off his writing career way back in high school, Tit Krajnik is an avid fan of the betting/gambling industry with a particular interest in esports. He covers various esports titles, including, but not limited to CS:GO and League of Legends, sharing the knowledge he has accumulated while being involved in the betting industry for the last ten years.
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Vedran Ostojic
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Located in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Vedran is a passionate sports enthusiast with a particular love for the English Premier League. He's been writing about sports online for almost a decade with a degree in literature and sports journalism. The primary areas of focus include top European football leagues (mainly EPL, Serie A & Bundesliga) and basketball (Euroleague & NBA).
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Alex Waite
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Alex was born in London and studied at Swansea University in Wales. He used to work as a teacher in London but changed a few years ago to work as a full-time sports writer. Mostly enjoys watching and writing about football, cricket, golf, rugby and tennis.
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Eddy Tora
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Eddy was born in Melbourne, Australia and studied at La Trobe University. Eddy writes about a number of sports including football, AFL and NRL. You will find him covering big football matches from around Europe and beyond. Follow Eddy on LinkedIn.
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