Harry De Cosemo – Dealing with disability in sports journalismDisability Awareness Month runs until December 20, and Harry De Cosemo, an FWA member who covers football in the North East for publications including The Morning Star and Eurosport, explains the challenges - and rewards - of his life as football journalist with Cerebral Palsy.
Writing this article is going to be difficult. I know my disability better than anybody; it has been my constant companion and part of me for my entire life. Yet, off the top of my head, I can think of a number of people who can articulate its impact much better than I ever ...
Schar, Longstaff and Hill win North East FWA awards
Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar is the 2019 North East Football Writers’ Association’s Player of the Year.
His Newcastle team-mate Sean Longstaff is the NEFWA Young Player of the Year.
And Durham Women FC defender Kathryn Hill has been named Women’s Player of the Year.
CHANGE OF DATE North East FWA Awards now February 23The FWA's North-East awards night has been put back to Sunday February 23rd at the Ramside Hall in Durham.
Originally scheduled for Feb 2, it has been put back to allow for the attendance of our winners.
It is the North East branch's showpiece event of the year, featuring the region's Player of the Year, Women's Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year and many other awards.
YOHAN KEBAB? THERE ARE PLENTY OF TASTY NAMES THAT ARE FAR FROM LAMB-EASY TO PRONOUNCEBy CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
WE HAVE all been there and done it, suffered a bout of foot in the mouth disease and mispronounced someone’s name incorrectly. Joe Kinnear does not have the monopoly on malapropisms, but he raised the bar to an ignominious art form during his talkSPORT interview with Andy Goldstein and Bobby Gould on Monday evening’s Sportsbar.