Simon Wilkes

Writer

Total Articles: 89

Simon Wilkes is Planet Sport's Head of Syndication, and supports West Brom, Cincinnati Bengals, Yorkshire CCC and England. Simon did a BA HONS journalism degree at the University of Central Lancashire between 1994-97, then joined Press Association Sport as a reporter, covering Wimbledon, football, boxing and snooker among other sports. He joined TEAMtalk in 2001 and remained as Editor until taking a role as Production Editor for Sky Sports Digital Media in 2012. Simon left Sky Sports in 2014 and set up SJWilkes Media Ltd, which was purchased by Ole! Media Limited in January 2015. He was appointed Head of Publishing for the Planet Sport network in January 2016 and grew the sites from an audience of 4million readers to 15million in six years. He moved into his new role as Head of Syndication in July 2022, heading up a team of journalists based in the U.K., South Africa, Germany and India.

Articles By Simon Wilkes

Rory McIlroy hails 'hero' Tiger Woods after player summit to discuss LIV Golf fight
Emma Raducanu on a roll in Cincinnati, sealing victory over Victoria Azarenka
'Not much in it', says Cameron Norrie after beating Andy Murray in Cincinnati
Paul Collingwood applauds 'fantastic' Ollie Pope after South Africa dominate day one
Only Ollie Pope stands firm for England as South Africa dominate at Lord's
England duo Sarina Wiegman and Beth Mead up for awards; Man City stars to play this week
David Moyes delighted as West Ham land PSG defender Thilo Kehrer in £10.1m deal
Giovanni van Bronckhorst: Rangers will give it all; RVN - Great to see Sir Alex at Ibrox
Cristiano Ronaldo: Media telling lies about Manchester United future
Emma Raducanu defeats 'inspirational' Serena Williams with ease in Cincinnati