Author Archives: Matt Lee

My name is Matt and I'm an aspiring sports journalist. I currently provide match previews/reports/interview pieces for non-league side Chelmsford City FC's fan-site Claret Army. I've had one year experience as a published Journalist with some of my work being featured in Essex newspapers such as the Chelmsford Weekly News and Essex Chronicle.

Player Watch: James Bransgrove – Colchester United


Youngster James Bransgrove made a steady start to his Colchester United career, despite U’s being beaten 2-1 by Rochdale at the Weston Homes Community Stadium a couple of weeks ago.. The U’s shot-stopper was given his first start in a U’s shirt after fellow academy ‘keeper Dillon Barnes was held up in traffic prior to the game, and a fine ... Read More »

Football League Awards: LFE Apprentice of the Year nominees


With the Football League recently announcing the nominations for the LFE Apprentice of the Year, among their other awards, OTPN takes a closer look at those who have a chance of winning this year. David Popa (Birmingham City): Popa, currently seventeen years old, is a second-year scholar at Birmingham’s Academy after joining the Blues in the summer of 2014, after moving ... Read More »

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