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. ...