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23 Apr
2014

Press and Journal, Inverness: sports reporter

Scottish Premiership, Highland League football and top-quality golf make this an exciting opportunity for the right person, but he or she will also have the ability to tackle any sporting subject.

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23 Apr
2014

Julian Wilson’s death marks the end of an era

Julian Wilson

NORMAN GILLER on the ending of a 100-year dynasty of sports journalists

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22 Apr
2014

Departure of David Moyes is sign of things to come

Grim reminder: according to one bookmaker at Goodison on Sunday, all bets were off about David Moyes's future as Manchester United manager

The sacking of David Moyes was announced this morning by Manchester United on Twitter, while the story was broken yesterday on newspaper websites. By STEVEN DOWNES

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20 Apr
2014

Rochdale’s long-suffering fans ‘win’ a league

Rochdale's fans are officially the longest suffering long-suffering fans

ANTON RIPPON has been following, and reporting on, Derby County for many years. But statistics show things could be worse, much worse

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17 Apr
2014

Callow takes the honours at SJA Spring Golf Day

Homeward bound: one group of players on our SJA Spring Golf Day at Croham Hurst make their way towards the 18th green and thence the 19th...

You would have been forgiven for thinking everyone had played poorly in this early-season test of the hackers among us hacks, as the various groups tramped off the 18th green grumbling about the headwind of the back nine (it was barely a zephyr) or comparing the speed of the greens to Augusta

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17 Apr
2014

Celebrating my half-century as a sports writer

Here's an England football team from the mid-1980s which would never win a World Cup: With Bob Harris in the middle of the back row in the guise of a goalkeeper, his team mates (left to right, back row first): Mike Keen, Adrian Williams, Michael Hart, Bob Harris, Bobby Robson, Don Howe.
Front row: Jeff Powell, Martin Tyler, Stuart Jones, Alan Parry, Ken Lawrence

SJA member BOB HARRIS began his career in 1964, and he’s ready for more

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16 Apr
2014

BBC Kick Off: trainee sports reporters scheme

The BBC Kick Off Trainee Sports Reporter Scheme gives talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds the opportunity to learn and develop sports reporting skills at the BBC

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16 Apr
2014

NCJ Media: Editor (fan engagement, sports development)

You’ll work with the Editor-in-chief to establish the priorities around digital sports content, manage relationships with key contacts and sports organisations, and ensure that great new digital content ideas are being invented and implemented on a daily basis

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16 Apr
2014

NCJ Media: Newcastle United editor

As part of the most radical change to a newsroom in a generation, we’ve created a Newcastle United Editor role, and the person who takes it on will be tasked with making sure we get even bigger audiences to our content online, and keep those audiences on our websites longer

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15 Apr
2014

We must never forget what happened to the 96

Scarves donated by fans of clubs from around the world were placed on empty seats during the memorial service marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster, at Anfield today

DAVID WALKER was a shocked eye-witness to the tragedy at Hillsborough 25 years ago. Here, on the day of the moving memorial service at Anfield, he recounts a journalist’s view of that terrible day

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