The full list of 57 journalists to have joined new football website The Athletic UK has been revealed as the US-owned site goes live today.
HTFP has previously reported a number of departures from regional sportsdesks over the summer, although none of those leaving have officially been unveiled as Athletic hires until this morning.
All 20 current Premier League clubs will have dedicated reporters, with some of them having two, as well as five clubs currently in the Championship – Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, West Bromwich Albion, Derby County and Nottingham Forest.
Glasgow clubs Celtic and Rangers will also have dedicated coverage.
A full story on the launch of The Athletic UK can be found here.
The full list of dedicated reporters, and the clubs they will be covering, is as follows:
Arsenal – James McNicholas and Amy Lawrence
Aston Villa – Gregg Evans
AFC Bournemouth – Peter Rutzler
Brighton & Hove Albion – Andy Naylor
Burnley – Andy Jones
Chelsea – Liam Twomey
Crystal Palace – Matt Woosnam
Everton – Patrick Boyland and Greg O’Keeffe, pictured
Leicester City – Rob Tanner
Liverpool – James Pearce and Simon Hughes
Manchester City – Sam Lee
Manchester United – Andy Mitten and Laurie Whitwell
Newcastle United – Chris Waugh
Norwich City – Michael Bailey
Sheffield United – Richard Sutcliffe
Southampton – Carl Anka
Tottenham Hotspur – Charlie Eccleshare
Watford – Adam Leventhal
West Ham United – Roshane Thomas
Wolverhampton Wanderers – Tim Spiers
Derby County – Ryan Conway
Leeds United – Phil Hay
Nottingham Forest – Paul Taylor
Sheffield Wednesday – Nancy Frostick
West Bromwich Albion – Steve Madeley
Celtic – Kieran Devlin
Rangers – Jordan Campbell
In addition, Raphael Honigstein will cover clubs playing in the German Bundesliga.
A number of journalists have also been appointed with briefs not related to specific clubs.
Features – Adam Crafton
News/Video/Transfers – David Ornstein
League-wide coverage – Daniel Taylor, Oli Kay and Jack Pitt-Brooke
South American footballers – Jack Lang
Tactical analysis – Michael Cox
Staff writers – Dom Fifield, Stuart James, Michael Walker and George Caulkin
Women’s football – Kieran Theivam
The new team will be overseen by managing director Ed Malyon and editor-in-chief Alex Kay-Jelski, with editorial staff Kevin Coulson, Harriet Drudge, David Jordan, James Maw, Charlie Scott, Sarah Shephard, Laura Williamson, Dan Barnes, Adam Hurrey, Hannah Widdis and Neil Rowlands.