Club Ban Paper…So Paper Ban ClubThe unusual story of how AFC Bournemouth banned the Bournemouth Echo who responded tit-for-tat
By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
Cherries: Bradbury labels players 'immature' – Bournemouth Echo, March 12
The Bournemouth Echo is surely the only newspaper to be banned by a club for accurately reporting what the manager said.
It is a very English habit for football writers and media organisations to be given the red card for writing something critical, clubs not believing newspapers should be impartial but should in fact be cheerleaders. Incredibly, clubs frequently ban papers for printing the truth which is exactly what the Echo did, reporting ...