Welcome to the personal and professional website of Ian Ridley, writer and publisher.

Ian worked for many years on national newspapers, including The Guardian, The Observer and The Mail on Sunday, and was Sports Journalist of the Year in 2007.

He is also the author of 12 sports books, including the best-sellers Addicted and Sober, the two volumes of autobiography of Tony Adams, the former Arsenal and England captain.

Ian’s latest book is a move into fiction. His novel The Outer Circle is a thriller that follows five characters caught up in the aftermath of an atrocity in London on the day after the closing ceremony of the London Olympics.

Ian is also the creator of Floodlit Dreams Ltd, publishers of sports books.

More about Ian

The Outer Circle
The Outer Circle
Darren Barker
Full detailed list
Aspiring writer?

Ask Ian for advice...