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Category archive: Football writers

14 Apr
2015

Winter to fulfill ambition with move to The Times

Henry Winter, right, receiving one of his many SJA awards, this from Andy Dunn in 2014

It has been a bad few weeks for the Telegraph, but the loss of their football correspondent of the last 21 years – and his 1m Twitter followers – could be the biggest blow of all

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10 Mar
2015

Sunday Herald’s Grant gets the call to join The Times

Neil Lennon on phone

After working at the Sunday Herald since launch in 1999, its football correspondent is moving to The Times’s beefed-up Scotland operation

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3 Mar
2015

Farewell, Mighty Mackay, the great football warrior

Dave Mackay: a football hero

NORMAN GILLER pays fond tribute to a sporting hero with a trawl into his archives for an interview from 40 years ago with a footballer who won the English League title as a player and as a manager

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16 Feb
2015

BBC Radio Kent are latest to get Priestfield ban

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CHRIS DAVIES reports on the latest media ban meted out by Gillingham, a club which has already claimed what ought to be a most unwelcome entry in the record books

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15 Jan
2015

Accreditation: Summit on FIFA future, Jan 21

FIFA

Media are invited to attend the Brussels Summit, which will include a media conference after the event as well as an opportunity for one-on-one interviews with attendees. As the Summit is being held at the European Parliament, all media must be accredited

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26 Nov
2014

Midlands football merry-go-round among media

Brian Doogan: transferred from Villa to Everton

West Brom and Birmingham City’s press offices have both pilfered respected local reporters while Aston Villa are looking for a replacement for their Everton-bound head of media, Brian Doogan

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1 Nov
2014

How football still kicked off as country went to war

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ANTON RIPPON looks back a hundred years at the public and press reaction to the 1914-1915 football season, which continued against the backdrop of a world war

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28 Oct
2014

Mirror Online: sports writers

The primary focus of the role will be live blogging of sporting events and breaking news stories, but will also include story and feature writing, commissioning, subbing and editing copy, and spreading our message through social media channels

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27 Oct
2014

Tottenham football historian Andy Porter has died

Andy Porter: the Spurs historian was a great help to football writers

Every football writer across the country ever needing Spurs facts and figures went to Andy as the font of all knowledge. We were all very grateful for his information and help

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10 Oct
2014

Match of the Day: writer/web content editor

You will be confident enough to liaise with Premier League clubs, agents and sponsors, and to interview high-profile players. Previous experience of this, and established contacts within the industry, is highly desirable

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