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FWA Q&A: RICHARD TANNER

RICHARD TANNER of the Daily Express on steamy windows...signing as a Gerry...and staying in a Munich broom cupboard

Have you ever worked in a profession other than football?
No. My only other jobs were back in my schooldays – strawberry picking, potato picking, loading fruit and veg lorries and working in a car parts warehouse. Gone downhill since really.

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Giving Alan Ball a piggy-back after the 1966 World Cup win…drinks with Ronnie Biggs…and praying for the phone to ring

As Fleet Street legend STEVE CURRY celebrates his 70th birthday he looks back on a successful and eventful career.

By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES

IT WAS Cassius Clay who was the springboard for Steve Curry’s career as a football writer.

And when a young, innocent lad from Lancashire came to London his life literally went to pot.

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FWA Q&A: Tony Banks

TONY BANKS of the Daily Express on mixing up the Laudrups...upsetting Harry of Romford Market...and drinking with Scottish oilmen in Qatar...

Your first ever job in journalism?
I worked on the Informer group of free newspapers in Surrey/Middlesex area. Started off doing match reports for nowt for them on Kingstonian in the Isthmian League. Wouldn' t recommend working for nothing though.

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FWA Q&A: Matt Law

Matt Law of the Daily Express on mopping the ceiling, sleeping on a bench and an enjoyable Killing...

Your first ever newspaper?
The Tamworth Herald.

Have you ever worked in a profession other than journalism?
I was a paper-boy and also once volunteered to clean the school for extra cash, but I was sacked for mopping the ceiling.

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My Week: Richard Tanner

ANOTHER QUIET WEEK IN MANCHESTER

Rooney rumours...breaking embargos...and why Roscoe wants to get out more but can’t

Sunday January 1st
The week actually starts on Sunday morning as all daily sports journalists know too only well. Pick up the papers with some hesitation and Nick Harris' excellent exclusive in the Mail on Sunday about Wayne Rooney being disciplined by Sir Alex Ferguson for his Boxing Day ‘night out' confirms my worst fears.

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FWA Q&A: Ian Ridley

In this week's FWA Q&A we take to Daily Express football columnist Ian Ridley about England scoops, dodgy computers and that night in Munich... In this week's FWA Q&A we take to Daily Express football columnist Ian Ridley about England scoops, dodgy computers and that night in Munich...

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