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26 Nov
2014

London Marathon appoints Dain as press chief

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Dain is well-known among athletics writers and cycling correspondents, having worked in the sports over the past 30 years

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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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24 Nov
2014

John Samuel: funeral arrangements

The funeral for John Samuel, the former sports editor of The Guardian, will be held in Cuckfield on Friday, Nov 28

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24 Nov
2014

Irish Post: sports editor

Working with an established team of sports writers and columnists you will plan, write and edit news stories, match reports, features and comment pieces – delivering a weekly schedule to deadline

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23 Nov
2014

Catterick’s Everton legacy too easily overlooked

Harry Catterick: built one of the greatest teams of the 1960s

ERIC BROWN welcomes the overdue biography of one of the top managers of 1960s English football

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22 Nov
2014

Tell Sepp Blatter where to stick his World Cup

Raich Carter: took his playing inspiration when travelling to the game on the local bus

What does the Qatar 2022 World Cup and football of Raich Carter’s era have in common? Not a lot, suggests ANTON RIPPON

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21 Nov
2014

Photographer honoured alongside athletes by BAWA

For her gutsy runs at the Commonwealth Games and winning the 10,000m title at the Europeans, Jo Pavey gets Randall Northam's vote

Veteran sports photographer Mark Shearman was honoured at an awards lunch today, as the BAWA named Jo Pavey and Greg Rutherford as their athletes of the year

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21 Nov
2014

#SJA2014: Why Greg Rutherford gets my vote

European, Commonwealth and Olympic champion: long jumper Greg Rutherford ought not be overlooked

“It’s like being the best in the business and they tell you that they’ve brought along some intern and they’re going to pay him more than you purely because they might possibly do well in the future. Surely, that’s not how it should work?”

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20 Nov
2014

Cricket Paper and Cricinfo scoop prizes from ECB

Cricket Paper

“The print, online and broadcast media play a vital role in the wider promotion of our domestic game and we were delighted to see such strong competition for this year’s award”

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19 Nov
2014

John Samuel, doyen of Fleet St sports desks, has died

John Samuel, left, receiving the SJA's highest honour, the Doug Gardner Award for services to sports journalism, from Barry Newcombe in 2012

His journalism career began as a cub reporter covering VE Day for his local paper in Brighton, and continued right through until very recently, still writing features on travel, motoring and golf

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