Agent : Oli Munson
Alyson Rudd started out as a financial journalist but has been a sportswriter for 23 years, all of them with The Times, bar a two year stint at The Sunday Telegraph. She has written two non -fiction titles; Astroturf Blonde, about playing football with men and women’s teams and a biography of Matthew Harding, the Chelsea director who was killed in a helicopter crash.
She is a something of a judging panel addict and decided to write fiction after assessing the entries for the Costa First Novel Award.
Alyson, born in Liverpool, is a qualified football coach and referee, married with two sons and lives in Southwest London.