IT TOOK ME FIVE MINUTES TO MAKE UP MY MINDAfter 20 years reporting the best games and the best teams, the Daily Mail’s chief football correspondent MATT LAWTON is ready for a new challenge as executive sports editor
By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
IT HAD been an enjoyable summer for Matt Lawton, the Daily Mail’s chief football correspondent. Despite England doing what they usually do at major tournaments and losing on penalties in the quarter-finals, Euro 2012 was the best finals for many years, full of excellent football and outstanding individuals while Poland and Ukraine proved not to be the war zones predicted in some – well one – quarter.
WORLD UNDER-21 CHAMPIONSHIP SHOULD BE THE PATH TO OLYMPIC GOLDHenry Winter has enjoyed covering the “easy” Olympic Games but for the future participation of Team GB the format must be changed
IN EVERY sense the cheery goodbye by a policeman was unexpected as Henry Winter left the City of Coventry stadium after Great Britain’s women had been knocked out of the London 2012 Olympic Games football tournament by Canada.