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30 Jun
2016

Chester sports journalist gets top job at city’s club

Sports journalist Jim Green (centre), the new chief executive of the Chester FC Community Trust, pictured with board member Mike Day and outgoing CEO Jon McCarthy. Photo: ChesterFC.com

Sports journalist Jim Green has been appointed as chief executive of Chester FC, the football club – or rather its successor – that he has supported since boyhood

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29 Jun
2016

Surviving fast cars, mixed zones and missed goals

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VIEW FROM THE PRESSBOX: One football hack has been blogging from Euro 2016 since the tournament started, and he long ago lost his sense of humour, even before that Iceland match

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28 Jun
2016

Curry innovator Peter Grove will be much missed

Peter Grove: varied life in journalism and events

Grove was unique among members of the SJA in being the author of a sci-fi novel and the founder of National Curry Week, a reflection of his work in the travel and hospitality media sector

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26 Jun
2016

MailOnline: Trainee sports journalist

We now have an opportunity for a bright, sharp sports journalist who wants to be fast-tracked to the very top. You’ll be on the best journalism course in the business and be paid a competitive salary while you train

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24 Jun
2016

Newcastle Chronicle: website fan writer

You will be digitally focused, modern and creative, with a qualification in journalism including up-to-date media law. You’ll be a social media native, with a deep understanding of the value of social as a fan engagement tool

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23 Jun
2016

Media advisory: Rio Olympic medal targets, Jul 14

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This will be the final update from UK Sport ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics

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22 Jun
2016

Media advisory: Discover Your Gold, Jul 12

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UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport (EIS) will be launching a new, multi-sport talent identification campaign searching for future champions in a wide range of Olympic and Paralympic sports

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21 Jun
2016

Funeral for Peter Corrigan, Penarth, June 29

The funeral for Peter Corrigan will take place on Wednesday, June 29, at All Saints Church, Victoria Square, Penarth

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20 Jun
2016

Euros’ press centres as deflating as match balls

French cuisine: Hack's cheese sandwich (or what passed for a cheese sandwich) in the press centre

If you thought the tournament footballs deflating, the French pitches too leaden and the crowd-control non-existent, then you ought to take a look at the sandwiches on offer in the press centres at Euro 2016. One football hack has been blogging from France since the tournament started, and can be guaranteed not to make a meal of tonight’s England match

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17 Jun
2016

Peter Corrigan, admired editor and columnist, has died

Peter Corrigan: much-admired, will be much-missed

He rose from fetching tea at the South Wales Echo to be lauded as one of Wales’s most revered sports journalists

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