Excel admits academy players were ‘hesitant’ to join the LEC team, says separate mistake around attempted substitutions ‘won’t happen again’

UK esports organisation Excel Esports has spoken publicly about rumours that some of its BT Excel academy players […]

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June 10, 2021
UK esports org founders featured in Forbes 30 Under 30

Two UK esports organisation founders have been recognised in a Forbes 30 Under 30 list focusing on rising […]

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April 8, 2021
Overreactions (UKLC week 7): Enclave Gaming are the second best team, how BT Excel wins Worlds and why Shikari is Luke Skywalker

Welcome back to the final week, the best week ever of the undisputed best league in the world: […]

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March 21, 2020
Overreactions (week 6): George Michael teaches us a forgotten lesson, why the bottom three teams should look to Sardinia for inspiration and Bravado is the greatest player ever

You would think after 6 weeks of the UKLC and constantly prattling on about ‘academy killers’, the author […]

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March 15, 2020
Overreactions (week 5): the UKLC casters are losing it, Enclave should sign a football manager and why Efias’ Bard play shows the UK should be importing more talent like him

Welcome, welcome! Back for another addition of overreactions so soon? *morbid laughter* You poor soul, you. Even our […]

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March 8, 2020
Overreactions (UKLC week 4): Faker is the Korean Erixen, xMatty is literally Aphelios and how Demise can easily make playoffs

“Oh, you’re here again huh,” said Megalodontus, bleary eyed and weary of soul, as he dragged himself up […]

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February 29, 2020
A tour of Excel Esports' new world-class HQ and training facilities at Twickenham Stadium

UK esports organisation Excel Esports have today shown off their new headquarters and training facilities to the industry. […]

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April 8, 2019
'We want to build a female team around Vicksy that can inspire the next generation' – Excel

Growing UK esports organisation Excel have spoken about their plans for a female esports team in the future. […]

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April 8, 2019
UKLC reveal: UK League Championship to feature new 'tower' format, kicks off February 13th

UPDATE (February 9th): Mo Fadl, head of esports at Riot UK, has responded to Esports News UK’s request for […]

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January 23, 2019
'We're prepared' – exceL Esports MD confirms UK org is joining the rebranded LoL European Championship (LEC)

The rumours were true – UK organisation exceL Esports will be taking part in the rebranded EU LCS […]

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November 20, 2018
'There needs to be more collaboration in the UK' – highlights & quotes from ESI London's UK esports panel

ESI London held a panel titled ‘UK esports – it’s coming home?’ last month, and the panel is […]

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October 24, 2018
exceL Esports announce new majority shareholders

Growing UK organisation exceL Esports have secured investment from Guinevere Capital as they look to take their operations […]

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September 15, 2018