FWA members honoured at SJA Awards night
FWA members Paul Hayward, Jonathan Liew, James Olley, Danny Taylor and John Richardson collected prizes for their outstanding work at the Sports Journalists' Association's annual awards night on Monday.
Hayward of the Telegraph won the Sports Writer of the Year award for the fifth time while last year's winner, the Guardian's Taylor, was named Football Writer of the Year for the fourth year running.
FWA Q&A: THE SECRET FOOTBALL WRITER
THE SECRET FOOTBALL WRITER on ZZ tops...an offal meal in Bordeaux...and expensive Russian wives
Have you ever worked in a profession other than football?
Stacking shelves at Sainsbury's helped to pay my way through school and university - a remarkably unremarkable job only made bearable by the freely available freshly squeezed orange juice in the chillers out the back which got many of us through the 7am Saturday/Sunday starts. Ownership of the reduction labels for soon to be out of date produce also provided family and friends with some amazing bargains.
OVERCOMING THE INTERVIEW BARRIERS‘THERE ARE MORE BARRIERS THAN EVER TO OVERCOME TO INTERVIEW PLAYERS’ says Daily Telegraph chief sports writer Paul Hayward
By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
Paul Hayward this week returned to what many feel is his natural home, the Daily Telegraph, after a six-year absence. While most newspapers are tightening their belts, the Telegraph are again investing in their sports coverage, 21 years after producing the first broadsheet sports supplement.