Graham Hughes

Graham Hughes is a freelance writer based in Chester, who has contributed to the When Saturday Comes magazine, and to various websites including and A keen student of sports history, he has an interest in the origins and evolution of the sports that have become such a big part of people’s lives today, and in their links with social and cultural history. A three-year spell in the United States converted him from a jaded (and, by his own admission, blinkered) soccer fan into an all-round sports enthusiast, interested in a range of sports from around the world; he is an avid follower of cricket and baseball, as well as various forms of football. This wider outlook on the sporting world helped to inspire the idea behind A Develyshe Pastime.