Greg Lea

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Greg Lea
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Alma materUniversity of Nottingham
OrganizationIrishluck (Football Writing Specialist)

Greg Lea is a football journalist with over eight years of experience.[1] He is a football betting specialist at Irishluck, contributing articles on football tournaments and various league betting guides.[2][3]

Early life and education

Lea was born and raised in London, England. In 2014, he obtained a degree in politics from the University of Nottingham. During his university years, Lea contributed to the sports section of the university magazine and gained journalism experience through work placements at publications such as FourFourTwo, The Guardian, and The Independent.


In 2014, Lea started contributing to independent blog sites covering Serie A, including These Football Times and Back Page Football. This voluntary work evolved into paid freelance positions with media outlets like FourFourTwo, Squawka, and[4]

In 2015, Lea secured Premier League accreditation. Since then, he has attended football matches, providing live blogs, on-the-whistle match reports, press conference articles, and analytical pieces. Lea was a Premier League correspondent for The National, an Abu Dhabi-based newspaper, and editor at The Set Pieces, where he commissioned stories from renowned football journalists such as Michael Cox, James Horncastle, and Tim Vickery.[5]

Lea's most consistent role has been with FourFourTwo, where he has contributed to the magazine and website. He provides insightful commentary and analysis on diverse football topics, including evaluations of the best and worst signings for clubs like Liverpool, Tottenham, and Manchester United. Lea delves into historical aspects, presenting lists of the best strikers of the 1990s, the best British players abroad, and football wonderkids facing setbacks. Additionally, his articles explore football derbies, global stadiums, and controversial players. Lea also contributes stories on current events in football, including transfer news, club strategies, and players' decisions about their future.[6]

Throughout his career, Lea's work has been published by outlets such as The Blizzard, ESPN, Eurosport, The Daily Mirror, The Daily Star, and Yahoo. Additionally, he is the scriptwriter for the YouTube channel Nonstop Football.[7]

Lea is a football journalist and betting expert at Irishluck, authoring articles on football tournaments, including the World Cup, and various league betting guides. He writes about top World Cup managers, players, and betting bonuses in Ireland, offering readers a comprehensive understanding of the events. Lea extends his expertise to league-specific betting, including the Premier League, La Liga, League of Ireland divisions, UEFA Super Cup, and Champions League. His articles guide readers through the complexities of football betting while highlighting prominent tournaments and their associated betting landscapes.[8]


  1. "Greg Lea". Retrieved 28 November 2023.
  2. Media, Inside Football (11 October 2023). "Greg Lea | Freelance Football Journalist". Medium. Retrieved 28 November 2023.
  3. "‎A Vietnam Podcast: Stories of People Connected To Vietnam: Greg Lea - Digital Nomad & Football Journalist | S1 Ep 5 on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 28 November 2023.
  4. "Articles by: Greg Lea | FourFourTwo". 1 November 2023. Retrieved 28 November 2023.
  5. "Greg Lea Articles | Author at World Sports Network (WSN)". World Sports Network. Retrieved 28 November 2023.
  6. "Greg Lea | 29 Posts | Sportskeeda". Retrieved 28 November 2023.
  7. "Greg Lea, Author at Outside of the Boot". Outside of the Boot. Retrieved 28 November 2023.
  8. "Articles by: Greg Lea". TechRadar. 6 August 2023. Retrieved 28 November 2023.

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