Media Centre


Professor Andy Harland

Senior Lecturer in Sports Technology

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Sports Technology, Sports Equipment, Computer Modelling, Footwear, Football, Footballs, Football Boots, Apparel, Protective Equipment


Andy is world-leading expert in sports equipment design, manufacture and testing. He has done extensive work with FIFA on the World Cup footballs, as well as work in cricket and with some of the world's leading sports brands.

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Professor Andy Harland. Bookings can also be made online at

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