Harris: Football doesn’t need us anymore

Daily Express chief football writer Harry Harris has told Press Gazette relations between football and the media have hit an all-time low, and the beautiful game may not need the printed press any more.

In the week before Harris published a book detailing his 30-year career at the forefront of football reporting, he said: “The problem is that access is at an all-time low, and I think the relationships between football clubs and the media is also at an all-time low.

“The industry no longer needs the written press and whereas the mistrust existed before now, the football industry no longer needs to put up with it, so there is a huge chasm between the two industries.”

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