Frequently Asked Questions

View answers to frequently asked questions about Sports Mole.

What is Sports Mole?
Sports Mole is a sports news website from the team that created Digital Spy, now one of the largest entertainment news websites in the UK. We update around the clock, seven days a week, with the latest breaking news stories from across the sporting world. Our aim is to deliver you the news that matters as fast as we can.

How big is your team?
Sports Mole is run by editor Neil Wilkes - co-founder and editor of Digital Spy for 12 years - as well as long-term business partner Alan Jay and deputy editor Dan Saney, both also alumni of Digital Spy. There are five staff reporters alongside a team of more than twenty part-time reporters. For full profiles of the team please click here.

Who owns Sports Mole?
Sports Mole is privately owned and operated by a number of individuals, including Neil Wilkes and Alan Jay.

How are you different from other sports websites like Sky Sports or The Mirror?
Our editorial stance is to be completely neutral. We offer you, our readers, the facts and let you make your own judgements based on that. Our news articles are 100% impartial and have a down-the-line tone. We are focused on short, fast articles and cover news that is reported across all publications.

What are your future plans for expansion?
Sports Mole is currently producing more than 200 news stories per day, with comprehensive coverage of domestic lower leagues and leagues from across Europe. At present we are expanding our coverage of US sport, in particular the NFL and NBA, and are forever attempting to further extend our coverage of European football and other sports.

Can I reproduce your content on my website?
Sports Mole is proud to produce its own content for exclusive viewing on the Sports Mole website, so at present we have no plans for syndication. If you are a fansite that would like to use a single article in context on your site, please contact us to request permission.

Do you have any jobs going?
From time to time, Sports Mole seeks applications for specific vacancies but always welcomes speculative applications for part-time roles. Details can be found on our dedicated jobs page. Make sure you also follow us on Twitter to hear about any new opportunities.

I am a freelancer. Can I send you samples for consideration?
At present Sports Mole does not accept freelance contributions but feel free to contact us if you would like to submit samples to go on file.

Do you offer work experience?
At present Sports Mole unfortunately does not offer work experience.

Can I send you a press release?
Please do! Information on how to get in touch with us can be found on the contact us page.

How do I suggest a story?
Sports Mole always welcomes story suggestions. If you'd like to alert us to something you think we've missed, please contact us.

Who do I contact to make a complaint?
To make a complaint, please use the contact us page.

Who do I speak to about advertising?
For advertising enquiries, please contact us.

How do I report a broken link or other website error?
Again, please contact us.

Can I view Sports Mole on my phone?
Yes! We have a version of Sports Mole that offers all of the content you will find on the main website in a format that is specifically tailored to give you the best possible viewing experience on a phone. Your mobile should automatically point you to the mobile version of the website but you can also find it at http://m.sportsmole.co.uk