Liverpool FC and The Sun – FWA statement

The Football Writers Association notes the recent decision by Liverpool FC to ban The Sun. As an organisation that believes in relationships with all clubs and good conduct we regret the impact on members and will continue to support them. We do understand the hurt and anger caused by the original story published in 1989.


Wayne Rooney honoured to receive FWA Tribute

Wayne Rooney celebrated his record-breaking success in style when he was honoured at the FWA's Tribute Evening.

Just 24 hours after becoming Manchester United's leading goal-scorer, breaking Sir Bobby Charlton's record which had stood for more than four decades, Wayne was guest of honour at a glittering event at The Savoy.


Patrick Barclay on Graham Taylor

From FWA Chairman Patrick Barclay:

To all football writers, Graham Taylor was a very special football manager, one of our own in the sense that he understood journalism from the early age due to the work of his dad. Some of us even had the pleasure of meeting Tom in his domain, the press boxes of Lincolnshire, and therefore we understood that parental influence had contributed to Graham’s wonderfully cheerful personality and unfailing good manners, both of which were exhibited in the face of adversity as well as the more convivial atmosphere of a pre-match cup of tea during ...



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