Page Books was launched by Peter Oakes and has published a series of successful sports books.
starting out his journalistic career on the St. Helens Reporter at the age of 16, the Liverpool-born (1.8.1944) writer has
experienced an eventful career.
a feature writer and then TV and Showbusiness Editor of the Sunday People before leaving to set up his own sports’ agency
he returned to senior management after being head-hunted to take over as Sports Editor of the Daily Star.
Throughout his life he has also been heavily involved
in speedway administration and management, guiding teams under his charge to 17 major titles and also leading the Great Britain
international side at Under 21 level.
Because of family health
problems he is now concentrating on running Front Page Books, penning twice-a-week columns on speedway and ice hockey in the
Daily Star and covering football for both the Sunday Express and Daily Star on Sunday.