FWA Q&A: JOHN LEYJOHN LEY of the Daily Telegraph on a numb right arm..a Faroe time eating puffin....and missing out on the world’s largest brandy
Have you ever worked in a profession other than football?
No, apart from a paper round. I started in the profession at 15, while still at school, working part-time for the Hayters Sports Reporting Agency, plugging in telephones (the ones that weren’t mobile) and reading copy over for journalists to copy-takers. Although now as a production journalist at the Telegraph, I handle all sports.
My Week: John LeyTHE DAILY TELEGRAPH’S JOHN LEY on stats...Stinking Bishop...and speaking at the House of Commons
Monday, March 12
Wake up with a start. It’s going to be a busy old week and I don’t feel if I’m as prepared as I should be. The last 10 months have been strange; since switching from my role as a football writer on The Daily Telegraph after 24 years, I am still adapting to life as ‘Production Editor’ – that’s a sub in real money – and it still feels strange, knowing that I don’t start work until 4pm.