A trained Chartered Accountant who qualified with Arthur Andersen, Alan moved into sports broadcasting in 1992, working with Teamtalk before producing and presenting his own show “Red, White and Blue” on Liverpool LiveTV.
In 1997, he joined Sky Sports as a presenter, covering Football League, League Cup and England U-21 games.
In 2001, Alan established a television production company specialising in sports betting programmes. Clients included; SIS, Talksport, William Hill, At the Races, The SportsXChange, ESPN Star Sports and Fox Sports Asia.
Since 2013, Alan has worked as a UK leading football analyst for ESPN Star Sports and recently Fox Sports Asia. Alan has a huge portfolio of contacts within the world of sport in general, but particularly in soccer. Critically, he has an in-depth knowledge of the Asian bookmakers and top-level contacts within the industry.