Martyn Simpson has worked for National World since 2015 across several local patches as both a news and sports reporter. Since 2021 he has been a part of the national central sports team providing digital content for NationalWorld and its associated titles. Martyn has covered news and sport from Fraserburgh to Sussex and everywhere in between. Although writing mainly on football, he is also on hand to offer expert analysis on rugby union, darts and golf.
Martyn is a proud Scot and has followed the Tartan Army across the world and regularly finds himself belting out Flower of Scotland at Murrayfield during the Six Nations. Born and raised in Buckie, a small fishing village in the North East of Scotland, he has worked and lived across the country in cities like Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Martyn is one of National World's most knowledgeable Scottish football writers having covered the game north of the border from the Highland League to the Scottish Premiership and every division in between during his career. His other notable work can be found during major international rugby events and during the PDC Darts World Championships which he has covered for NationalWorld for the past two years.