Matthew Hoggard MBE Joins Cricket World® as an Official Ambassador

Champions Celebrity are delighted to announce that the former Yorkshire, Leicestershire and England paceman, Matthew Hoggard MBE, has reached a 12 month agreement to act as a brand ambassador for leading sports media title, Cricket World®. This exciting ambassadorial role will see Matthew write a monthly cricket column for the firm, make unique appearances and create extra content for their website,

Matthew Hoggard MBE, is one of the most successful international cricketers to have played for England. He retired from playing First Class cricket in 2013 whilst at Leicestershire County Cricket Club where, after leaving his home county of Yorkshire at the end of the 2009 season, he had a very successful period. He was a vital member of the inspirational England side that won the epic 2005 Ashes series and has been a model of consistency throughout his Test and ODI career, representing his country on 93 occasions.

Cricket World, which broadcasts both live cricket radio and cricket TV programming on the Internet, produce unique video, audio and written material for cricket fans all over the globe, making them one of the planet’s most sought after sources of cricket news and views. Using their global influence, widespread contacts and access to corporate sponsors, Cricket World will also help Matthew obtain further sponsorship opportunities and high profile media appearances.

As we approach the ICC Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in February and March, Matthew will have plenty to say about the tournament and other cricketing matters.

He told us, “I’m looking forward to working with the team at Cricket World® and creating some unique media content over the World Cup and Ashes series and also ‘Around the Grounds’ with cricket clubs and fans everywhere!”

Alastair Symondson, Head of Media at Cricket World®, commented on the announcement “With the Cricket World Cup only months away and an Ashes series ahead next summer, it seemed an excellent opportunity to team up with an Ashes winning legend, who will be able to give incisive commentary and analysis on the world cricket scene, as well as first-hand knowledge of an Ashes ‘dressing room’ and what it will take to win the Ashes back for England.”

Exciting times ahead for Hoggy!

For further information, please contact Charlie Krarup, Champions UK PLC, on 01509 85 29 27 or email