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“DON’T BREAK GRANNY’S WINDOWS,” SAID PRINCE WILLIAM

IT IS fair to say that until last week there was a glaring omission in my CV despite 42 years of writing about football since I first cut my teeth reporting on  Finchley at Summers Lane in the Athenian League.

I must admit I had never covered a match in which the half-time refreshments were served on silver platters by tail-coated footmen – and it’s also a pretty fair assumption to say I will never do so again.

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Mike Collett: My Week


Find out what Reuters Soccer Editor Mike Collett has been up to with the latest in our My Week series...
Thursday Oct 20
The one thing certain about being a journalist is that no two weeks, no two days in fact, are ever the same. As the football editor of Reuters, the world’s largest international news agency, I tend to spend a fair amount of time travelling. This year alone I’ve been to Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Poland, Ukraine, Germany, France….and Aldgate in east London where the Reuters sports desk is based. It so happens that writing the diary ...

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