Press Box Confidential – Ep 2 out nowWe are delighted to be teaming up with our title sponsors William Hill again to produce a brand new podcast called Press Box Confidential, where two leading FWA members will join Paul McCarthy each week to discuss their first-hand experiences of some of the most memorable moments in football history.
CONFESSIONS OF THE FOOTBALL WRITERSwww.footballwriters.co.uk is one year old next week. We take a look back at some of the revelations in the popular Q&A section.
By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
THE IDEA was to learn more about the football writers who spend their lives searching for stories that players, clubs and administrators would rather not be made public.
FWA Q&A: Lee ClaytonLEE CLAYTON, the Daily Mail head of sport, on a laptop swimming in Diet Coke...Bradley Wiggins’ sideburns...and trying to be Alvin Martin
Your first ever job in journalism?
I worked at The Sun 25 years ago, aged 16. One of my jobs was copytasting from the wires for the editor Kelvin Mackenzie. I had to learn fast. I worked with some excellent journalists, who taught me high standards and I was thrilled to be part of a team who expected to win every day. It was a good early lesson. In those days, The Sun was must-read. The first read. ...