Profile: Michael Preston

About This Author

Michael Preston grew up in the suburbs of Birmingham, distracted by the post-punk era of late 70s and early 80s music and non-league football.   He spent his late teenage years playing in local bands before becoming a sports journalist.  He worked for local newspapers in Solihull, Lichfield and Tamworth. He now lives in Providence, Rhode Island, with his wife Jen and an assortment of children and dogs, and works as a sports public relations consultant.  He is a frequent visitor to Birmingham, the city he still thinks of as home. He shares his opinions on Twitter @PRMikePreston. Please visit

This Author's Books

Moor Green Football Club turned 100 years old on September 17, 2001. Six years and a devastating fire later, the historic club, based since 1930 in the suburb of Hall Green, six miles to the south of Birmingham, was consigned to history. The Moors compete....
ISBN: 9781839451485
Published: 30 December 2019
In the mid-1980s, a feared local bully and petty criminal is kicked unconscious by four teenage assailants, who believe their victim to be dead as they panic and flee the scene of the crime. The quartet, who are lifelong loyal allies, conceive a plan to e....
ISBN: 978172222XXXX
Published: 21 September 2017