Sophie Nicolaou is the co-host of Highbury and Heels and former co-host of USA Today’s EPL Soccer Junkies. She previously hosted La Liga Lounge, A Conversation With, World Football Daily and The New Generation on London Greek Radio.
Sophie has been in entertainment and broadcast media for the majority of her career operating on both sides of the microphone and camera. She worked at 20th Century Fox and Sony Pictures Entertainment in London and Los Angeles, spearheading PR, content and communications for some of film and TV’s most revered franchises including Star Wars, X-Files and 24. From the London, Edinburgh, Cannes and Venice Film Festivals to working with some of Hollywood’s highest profile talent, Sophie has broad experience of everything that encompasses the entertainment mix.
For six years, she presented her own sports and pop culture radio show on London Greek Radio 102.3FM and was also the subject of an ITV documentary based on successful broadcasters within the U.K’s ethnic media. She has been podcasting about world football since 2008 and in that same year, also launched her football blog British Soccer Diva, a social hub for fellow football fans to rant, rave, post and poll about the game as though they were sitting in a pub with their mates.
Sophie has interviewed the beautiful game’s biggest players and managers including…
Global icon David Beckham
Brazilian superstar & Ballon d’Or winner Kaka
Manchester United untouchable Ryan Giggs
England’s favourite son Gary Lineker
Liverpool legendS Steven Gerrard & Stevie Nicol
Chelsea hero Frank Lampard
World Cup & European Championship Winner David Villa
World Cup Winner Andrea Pirlo
Former Arsenal captain & New York City FC manager Patrick Vieira
The “Special One” Jose Mourinho
The Invincibles mastermind & Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez
Brazil icon & World Cup Winning captain Carlos Alberto
Republic of Ireland’s all-time best scorer Robbie Keane
“The Deuce” Clint Dempsey
Chelsea star & Talksport host Jason Cundy
MLS Commissioner Don Garber
US women’s Olympic Gold Medal superstars & World Cup Winners, Abby Wambach, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd & Megan Rapinoe.
Football, soccer, call it what you want. The voice of a fan, for every soccer fan. It’s just like being down the pub with your mates. Follow Madam Football on Twitter @soccerdiva.