"Football is not a matter of life and death, it is more important than that."
Seven years of Verite SportIt is seven years this month since I left Christians in Sport and formed Verite Sport and what an amazing seven years it has been. In 2006 I could never have believed the places I would find myself.
Guest of FIFA at two World Cups
Journalist at Olympics, paralympics and various world championships.
Togo Olympic Attache
Organizing an FA coaching course in Ukraine
Supporting girls’ football team in Togo
Basketball project in Kazakstan
Partners in Argentina
I am grateful to God who has opened so many doors for me, to all of you who have believed in me when my career might have been over and for the favour I have had from so many sports administrators, especially British Athletics.
Verite Sport exists to promote a Christian presence in sport and to help sportspeople believe in Jesus. Thanks to all who have walked with me these last 7 years.
Addressing an army handball team in Congo 2007
Olympic Stadium, Beijing
Signing the Chinese edition of Ultimate Prize
My office in Beijing!
With gold medallist Christine Ohuruogu
Keeping score at an basketball tournament in Kazakhstan
Presenting prizes in Kazakhstan
Speaking to players at basketball tournament
Playing football in a youth prison in Ukraine
Telling the prisoners about Jesus
FA coaching course in Ukraine
On TV in Ukraine
Preaching in Ukraine 2009
With the girls' football team in Togo that we support
Visiting the Togo Olympic committee in 2009
Welcome to India! 2010 Commonwealth Games
With Christine Bowmaker in Delhi village
At a reception in Delhi
Talking to Kelly Holmes in Delhi
2010 World Cup guest of FIFA
With the mayor of Cape Town
A VIP arriving at stadium in the rain
Lunch with Alison Nicholas and the Solheim Cup
With Olexander Bandurko, vice president of Ukraine FA
Jess Ennis meets the press
I was almost as excited about Hannah's silver medal as she was!
Chaunte Lowe telling me about winning the High Jump, in Istanbul
The kit that I took to Togo
Handing over kit to Amis du monde
Dinner as guest of Togo Olympic Committee
Guest of honour at game in Togo - note the England shirts!
With Zhenya at Euro 2012
The way to watch football
My very own chocolate fountain
Speaking to boys after football training in Ukraine
"You wrote the book that changed my life", Alina Ukrainian futsal player
With Mara Yamauchi, Oxford's marathon runner
With the Togo athletics coach
The Togo block in the Olympic Village
Meeting Princess Beatrice in the Olympic Family Lounge
Opening ceremony shirt
My seat at the Paralympics
LOCOG supplied umbrellas for the media
With Stef Reid in mixed zone
Laura and Fabio - partners in Argentina