Kaylan Geekie

Kaylan Geekie

Sports Writer

19 Articles

Favourite Football Team

Liverpool

Favourite Football Ground

Anfield

Favourite Cricket Team

Proteas

Favourite Cricket Ground

Newlands

Favourite Sports Film

Any Given Sunday

Favourite Sports Moment

Miracle of Istanbul

Memorable Liverpool match attended

The Dirk Kuyt hat-trick game when Liverpool beat Manchester United 3-1 in 2011.

Memorable Cricket Match attended

Opening match of the 2003 Cricket World Cup between South Africa and West Indies at Newlands.

Kaylan Geekie is a sports fanatic. He attended Durban High School before moving to Scotland, where he lived for 15 years. During his time in the United Kingdom, Kaylan graduated with a first-class BA Honours Degree in Sports Journalism at the University of the West of Scotland.

Kaylan worked for nine years as the Match-Day Editor of SuperXV.com, reporting on Super Rugby, The Rugby Championship, the 2015 Men's Rugby World Cup and the 2017 British & Irish Lions series for the website.

Kaylan previously held the position of Digital Editor at Scrum Magazine, covering club rugby through to Scotland's national men's and women's teams, Glasgow Warriors, and Edinburgh Rugby.

Kaylan reported for Cricket Scotland, covering the men's and women's international sides. Kaylan covered several international tournaments, including the ICC 2014 Cricket World Cup Qualifiers, the 2015 ICC Men's CWC and the 2015 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers.

Latest Articles by Kaylan Geekie

An umpire signals for an Impact Player substitution during the IPL

Cricket

What Is Substitute Player Rule in IPL?

Learn all about the substitute player rule in the Indian Premier League as Sportsboom provides you with the best rundown on the topic.

Kaylan Geekie

2024-04-16

Euro banknotes with red and yellow referee cards

Football

Breaking Down the Paycheck: A Look at Football Referee Salaries

We take a closer look at referees’ paychecks in the beautiful game.

Kaylan Geekie

2024-04-16

How & Where to Buy Football Tickets for Any Match

Football

How & Where to Buy Football Tickets for Any Match

You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers on buying football tickets.

Kaylan Geekie

2024-04-15

Understanding Offside: The Key Football Rule

Football

Understanding Offside: The Key Football Rule

Understand the offside rule rapidly with our in-depth guide.

Kaylan Geekie

2024-04-15

 A set of glowing cricket stumps

Cricket

Pricier Than You Think: The Cost of IPL Stumps Revealed

Sportsboom breaks down the premium glowing stumps used in the Indian Premier League.

Kaylan Geekie

2024-04-15

A substitution being made during the Iran versus Nigeria match at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Football

Current Football Substitution Rules: How Many Subs Can Be Made?

The short answer? It depends. Sportsboom explains the intricacies of subs in our in-depth guide.

Kaylan Geekie

2024-04-15

Kaylan Geekie

Kaylan also has covered rugby and cricket World Cups, the British & Irish Lions, the World Rugby Sevens Series, and some European and Scottish football, including the Champions League.

Kaylan's favourite sports are football, cricket, rugby, and American Football. He is passionate about the Proteas, Springboks and Blitz Bokke, Liverpool, Spanish football, the Green Bay Packers and Scotland's national cricket and rugby teams.