Derek is an experienced sports journalist and broadcaster who has worked in radio, television and online.
After completing his Bachelor of the Arts degree in Journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University, he started his career covering his hometown club - Hamilton Academical for local radio station L107.
Derek currently works as the Bolton Wanderers commentator on Bolton FM and the club's iFollow service.
He has also appeared on STV as a football reporter on Peter & Roughie's Football Show and you can hear him covering EPL & EFL matches on stations such as talkSPORT, RTE and various commercial stations via Sky News Radio Sport.
Derek lives in the North West of England with his wife Lauren. and dog Simba.