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Category archive: Football writers

7 Aug
2015

Wallace joins the Telegraph in pre-season transfer

Summer transfer: Sam Wallace

The Telegraph has announced its big transfer window signing on the eve of the new season, with The Independent’s football correspondent Sam Wallace joining as chief football writer

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31 Jul
2015

Union calls on FA’s Dyke to ban football club bans

Greg Dyke: the FA chairman has been asked by the NUJ to act on football club media bans

The National Union of Journalists has backed a regional sportswriter’s call for the Football Association to ban football clubs from placing media bans on news outlets

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20 Jul
2015

Swindon fans lost for words in midst of Power surge

Swindon Town FC badge

ANTON RIPPON with the latest in a saga over a smartphone app and a football club’s ban on third-party media

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12 Jun
2015

Newcastle’s latest media “deal” causes more concern

A media no-go zone?

ANTON RIPPON on the latest twist to what passes for “media relations” at a Premier League club

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11 Jun
2015

Guardian reporter is banned from Baku Games

Baku

The ban could have wide-ranging consequences for football journalists working for the rest of Britain’s news media, as Baku is scheduled to stage four matches in UEFA’s Euro 2020 tournament

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3 Jun
2015

Sepp Blatter: My Part In His FIFA Downfall

One lump or two? Tea with Sepp Blatter was not what Gerry Cox was expecting

GERRY COX recalls a time when the soon-to-be ex-President of world football was a lot more welcoming to the British press. He even offered biscuits with their tea

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29 May
2015

Fleet Street has been on FIFA trail for decades

FIFA

The FIFA corruption story this week grabbed headlines when authorities stepped in to take action. As MATT SCOTT reports, the British media has been reporting on the issue for two decades

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29 May
2015

How can you report on a horror such as Heysel?

heysel

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Heysel Stadium disaster. PHILIP BARKER reflects how TV, radio and newspapers tried to report the events as they unfolded before them

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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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