Steve Curry remembered – by Rob Shepherd
Steve Curry could have been a Shakespearian actor.
He often recited soliloquies and speeches from Henry V to Macbeth - via Coronation Street - word perfect and with a pitch that would have satisfied Richard Burton, from erudite lips poised above a Kirk Douglas chin.
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: Rob ShepherdROB SHEPHERD on working at Harrods...being Quentin Tarantino for an hour...and a flower in his toilet pan
Your first ever newspaper?
After working as a messenger/copy boy for Hayters I joined the Weekly News/Sunday Post in their Fleet Street office; I returned to Hayters as a reporter, then joined my first national -Today - when it launched in 1986.