About Esports News UK

Esports News UK was established in late 2015, and features the latest stories, match reports, interviews and videos covering the UK esports scene.

We predominantly focus on League of Legends but also cover other games like FIFA and Overwatch, as well as streamer articles and news from the wider gaming community. Read more about our editorial policy here.

In April 2018, Esports News UK was 'Highly Commended' by the judges at the UK Blog Awards.

You can send any news tips, article/interview or advertising requests to us by email.

Meet the team

Dom Sacco
Editor and founder
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Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.

He has written for a range of publications including Games TM, Nintendo Official Magazine, games industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games. He currently works as full-time content director for the British Esports Association and co-founded the UK Esports Awards with UKCSGO.

Read more about Dom Sacco's work on his Linkedin page here.

Rob Baker
Sales manager
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An experienced sales executive, Rob has over 10 years of experience in B2B media sales.

He's worked for the likes of games industry trade publication MCV, computer trade title PCR and respected weekly publication Music Week. He's also responsible for the commercial growth and success of BIMM LIFE, a new UK-based student magazine and online portal servicing over 6,000 music students.

Rob worked with Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco for several years at NewBay Media.

craig-robinson-aboutCraig Robinson
Senior writer
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Craig (pictured, left) is formerly of eSports Central and has also written for Goldper10. He is currently the longest-serving member of the editorial team along with Dom.

Craig writes League of Legends match reports and other Overwatch articles for Esports News UK, and has covered scenes such as StarCraft II.

Craig said: "I began my interest in content writing a few summers ago. With the downtime from uni and not being able to find a summer job, I turned my attention to my passion in esports. Having worked for eSports Central, I have decided to continue my newfound hobby onto this site."

Jonno Nicholson
Content producer, CoD & Halo
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Jon is a freelance writer specialising in console FPS esports. He's been following the Call of Duty esports scene since 2011.

"I’ve been a fan of Call of Duty since the Modern Warfare 3 season," he says. "I've been following the European scene and look forward to write about one of the most successful esports for UK players."

Jon also writes for Team Infused and Epsilon Esports.

George Moncaster
Content producer, Overwatch
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George has been writing general content for about two years now, and is now branching out into gaming and esports. He also runs a Twitch and YouTube channel and is currently at sixth form.

"My first pieces were published on my stream network site TheBNN who have a small blog that's quite general," George said. "It was initially Overwatch mechanics and updates, but has begun to spread into other areas and other games. I

"I also used to do a little remote casting for amateur CSGO teams, which I still do on rare occasion for a few orgs through Broadcast.gg. I'd really like to get some on camera experience with esports, and hope to cover content at LAN events or even end up hosting desks."

Jamie Wootton
Content producer/interviewer
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Jamie has been following competitive Counter-Strike for roughly four years and has fallen in love with esports ever since, slowly branching out into other titles and learning more about the industry. He is currently studying at sixth form but has ambitions to enrol and study esports at degree level in 2019.

“I started playing CSGO when I first got my own PC and haven’t really stopped ever since," he said. "After playing more competitively I opened my eyes to esports and have been doing my best to learn as much as possible about both the competitive side within CSGO and the business side across the industry as a whole.

"Much of my work so far has consisted of interviews, however I hope to branch out in the future and write more content about Counter-Strike."

Joe Griffin
Content producer, Call of Duty
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As a young Call Of Duty enthusiast that writes insightful articles on current CoD topics, Joe has been following competitive CoD for a while and became hooked since playing Modern Warfare 3.

He is currently at Sixth Form and hopes to study Multimedia Sports Journalism at university next year. Joe also enjoys a bit of cricket and football in his spare time and has been a keen writer since primary school. He looks forward to seeing what the future holds for esports as a whole.


Past staff

This is the part where we half-sob and half-smile at losing talent but also seeing them go on to bigger things and/or paid work.

cameron-peberdyCameron Peberdy
Content producer, League of Legends
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Cameron is an esports enthusiast and an aspiring League of Legends manager. He was one of the first to volunteer for Esports News UK and we really admire his dedication and loyalty.

He has conducted video interviews with people in the scene such as YouTuber Fourpaws, and has also written content for Team Dignitas. He worked as the marketing manager at UK org Digital Warfare.

Jacob Hale
Content producer, Call of Duty
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Ever since discovering competitive Call of Duty, Jacob has become an avid fan of esports as a whole.

"Although my main passion is Call of Duty, I also spend a lot of time watching both Counter-Strike and Gears of War," Jacob says. "My aim is to give British Call of Duty the credit it truly deserves and I can’t wait to write more about it and give the players a bigger platform."

Since writing for ENUK, he's picked up freelance work on other publications too.

Serdil "Rekttify" Kaya
Content producer, CSGO/Halo
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Falling in love with gaming at an early age, starting with Call of Duty, Serdil later became an huge fan of Counter Strike: Global Offensive and soon discovered his passion for esports.

Serdil said: "After becoming deeply interested in esports and watching my first ever esports tournament at the age of 13, I have continued to explore and write about esports as a way to expand my knowledge both internationally and domestically, on my home turf in Britain."

Serdil also wrote for orgs including Aerox, Vexed and Dukes. He is currently taking a break while he studies at university.

Alex Wright
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Alex recently graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a 2:1 in Interactive Media Design.

Since a young age, he's been hugely interested in esports, starting off watching Heroes of Newerth at the game's launch.

"This started off my obsession with esports - ever since then my interest has continued to grow," Alex said. "Throughout my design degree, I continued to write about esports. I wrote my dissertation on: 'What are the financial gains of being a professional or entertaining gamer?' After completing this I knew I wanted to continue a career in esports, which led me to start creating content for Esports News UK."

Since making content for ENUK, Alex landed a job at Gfinity.

david-hollingsworthDavid Hollingsworth
Senior writer
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David has written for games media outlets for the last five years, and joined Esports News UK covering League and CSGO.

He built up some solid experience at ENUK and has taken that to move onto new things.

Since working for ENUK, David has written for ESL and now Esports Insider.

Iain Harris
Content producer, FIFA
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Iain is a writer who graduated from Robert Gordon University with a Masters in Journalism in 2016.

Currently working as a freelancer, he has had work published for a range of websites and newspapers including VG24/7, The Scotsman, Edinburgh Evening News and The Aberdeen Press and Journal. On top of this he also contributed in writing and editing capacities to start up sites Side-Quest Heroes, Game Guiders and a currently unnamed mindfulness and happiness website.

You can find Iain's Linkedin here if you'd like to read more.

Since writing for ENUK, Iain landed a job at Pocket Gamer.


Stay up to date on social media

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Here are some kind words from a few of the readers of eSports News UK.

james-dean-esl-uk"eSports News UK is the first to truly focus on the UK scene, essential work to ensure eSports can grow in the region. Dom and his team do a fantastic job of rooting out stories and making the extra effort to cover important match and team news. I wish every success to the publication and hope to see it grow alongside the UK scene."
James Dean, managing director, ESL UK


gary-kimmelman-150"Dom Sacco and his eSports News UK news website have grown to become an invaluable asset to the UK eSports community over the past year. The website provides a unique service like no other and delivers the latest in UK eSports news across all game titles. What makes eSports News UK successful is a strong community focus, coverage of the UK League of Legends scene - something that has never occurred until eSports News UK appeared, as well as frequent, diverse content."
Gary Kimmelman, former league operator at Multiplay


adam-jessop-enuk-150"eSports news UK do a great job of reporting on a variety of topics within the UK eSports industry. They work tirelessly, trying to promote the industry and provide up-to-date news on the various aspects of the scene, such as event coverage and exclusive team news. Their professional yet informal approach makes for pleasant reading and entertaining coverage. I personally think they provide a much-needed service within the UK eSports market."
Adam Jessop, CEO, Team EndPoint


Esports News UK is looking for writers and video producers!

Want to write about the UK competitive gaming scene? We're looking for content creators to write match reports, news stories and interviews, with CSGO and Hearthstone fans wanted in particular.

It's a great chance to get your name out there, add some valuable experience to your CV and get your foot in the door in the UK eSports scene, including VIP/press entry to national eSports events. Dom's an experienced editor and can offer tips and advice to any budding journalists out there.

If interested, please send us a brief email with a bit of info about yourself and why you want to write for eSports News UK, which games you prefer and an example of written work (if you have any).


Esports News UK was launched in 2015 to focus on the players, teams and goings on in the UK eSports scene, predominantly focusing on League of Legends.

It followed on from Dom's old blog site - Leet Games Blog - which was originally launched in 2008 as a site covering tips and guides. The site went up and running after the concept won the Periodicals Training Council's (PTC) Magazine Academy award for 'New Magazine Concept' in 2007.

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