Simon Wilkes

Writer

Total Articles: 280

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

Penalty pain for Spain as Morocco move into World Cup quarter-finals
Portugal boss Fernando Santos puts Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench for Switzerland game
Arsenal confirm Gabriel Jesus 'has successfully undergone surgery to his right knee'
France star Kylian Mbappe sits out training ahead of World Cup clash with England
Harry Kane hails England 'maturity' in Senegal win, pundits pour praise on Jude Bellingham
England player ratings: Henderson, Bellingham, Foden and Kane shine in 3-0 win over Senegal
England see off Senegal to book World Cup quarter-final clash with France
Paul Richardson and Maxi Lopez's bid to buy Birmingham City collapses
Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou has 'zero interest' in Rangers' managerial change
John Stones 'proud' of England's World Cup displays, hails Harry Maguire