James Shearman

James Shearman


James Shearman has been a regular writer for FootballTransfers since its establishment in November 2020. An expert in Premier League football, James typically produces articles on the ‘big six’ clubs. He particularly enjoys writing feature pieces, such as ranking the importance of past signings or predicting the success of future deals.

Prior to joining the team, he showcased his passion for fantasy football by providing weekly tips for an FPL podcast. He also wrote predicted lineups and statistical pieces for sister site FootballCritic.

James recently graduated from the University of Gloucestershire with a degree in Multimedia Sports Journalism. There, he covered a multitude of sports, including golf, cricket, and horse racing. He also interviewed local hero Eddie the Eagle ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics for the university website and radio station.

Outside of journalism, James is a keen golfer, cricketer and six-a-side football player. A Chelsea and Leyton Orient fan, he has also attended several foreign football matches, such as Malmo and Rayo Vallecano.

Articles from James Shearman

Casemiro, Antony, Man Utd, 2023/24
  • 17 May 2024

Worst Premier League Team of the Season: Casemiro and Antony headline

Jarrad Branthwaite, Man Utd, Everton, 2023/24
  • 16 May 2024

Man Utd MUST target Fulham duo, NOT Everton's Branthwaite and Onana

Jobe Bellingham, Sunderland, 2023/24
  • 16 May 2024

Jobe Bellingham could follow in Jude's footsteps with Dortmund move

Luis Enrique, Kylian Mbappe, PSG
  • 16 May 2024

PSG prepare SHOCK move for Premier League star as Mbappe exit nears

Xavi, Barcelona
  • 9 May 2024

Barcelona's latest signing could see Champions League winner exit

Kylian Mbappe playing for PSG.
  • 9 May 2024

Real Madrid and PSG face another transfer war after Kylian Mbappe saga

Lionel Messi, Inter Miami, 2024
  • 9 May 2024

The TWO Champions League finalists set to join Lionel Messi in MLS

Erik ten Hag, Manchester United
  • 9 May 2024

Why Man Utd MUST beat Premier League rivals in transfer battle

Romelu Lukaku, Roma, 2023/24
  • 9 May 2024

Revealed: Lukaku NOT involved in Chelsea's Osimhen deal

Liverpool legend James Milner
  • 7 May 2024

Liverpool's best free transfers of all time

Kylian Mbappe, PSG, 2023/24
  • 5 May 2024

'Why not!?' Kylian Mbappe accepts Usain Bolt's 100m sprint challenge

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool, 2023/24
  • 5 May 2024

Liverpool ready to reward emerging star with new contract

Antony, Man Utd, 2023/24
  • 5 May 2024

Man Utd want Antony sale to fund Michael Olise transfer

Mauricio Pochettino, Chelsea, 2023/24
  • 5 May 2024

Genius Pochettino tactic has resurrected Chelsea flop's career

Mauricio Pochettino, Chelsea
  • 5 May 2024

Pochettino saves Chelsea job with Spurs and West Ham thrashings

Pep Guardiola, Liverpool
  • 5 May 2024

Revealed: Liverpool lining up Pep as future manager

Lionel Messi, Chelsea, question marks
  • 2 May 2024

Revealed: Chelsea make HUGE offer for 'next Lionel Messi'

Thomas Tuchel, Bayern Munich
  • 2 May 2024

Bayern Munich handed boost in Thomas Tuchel replacement hunt

Gabriel Jesus
  • 2 May 2024

It's time to go! Why Arsenal should sell Gabriel Jesus this summer

Antonio Conte, Chelsea
  • 2 May 2024

How Chelsea could line up with Antonio Conte