John Aizlewood is an award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster.
He has written on sport, chiefly football, for The Sunday Times, for over 20 years.
He has reported from every Premier League ground and has interviewed countless sporting icons from Harry Kane and Jordan Pickford to Ronaldo and Ryan Giggs, via Adam Peaty and Tai Woffinden
He is one of Britain’s leading music writers currently writes for Mojo, Q and Classic Rock. He has interviewed almost every major pop star of the past three decades, including Kurt Cobain, Fugees, Ed Sheeran, Elton John, Enya, Kate Bush, Beyonce, Britney Spears, Bon Jovi, Pet Shop Boys, Simply Red, Mark E. Smith, Frankie Valli, Iron Maiden, Kylie Minogue, Depeche Mode, Celine Dion, Chris Cornell, Joe Strummer, Take That, George Michael, Mariah Carey, Cranberries, Blur, Iron Maiden, Public Enemy, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Amy Winehouse, Pink Floyd, Fleetwood Mac, Shania Twain, The Cure, Sting and a host of others.
He has been a regular contributor to: The Guardian, The Observer, The Independent, The Independent On Sunday, London Evening Standard, Four-Four-Two, Football 365, Radio Times, Champions, Melody Maker, Sounds, Select, Tracks, Insight, FHM, Arena, Supply Management amongst many others…
He wrote the acclaimed sleevenotes to the chart-topping re-issue of George Michael’s Listen Without Prejudice Vol 1.