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: Shaun CustisShaun Custis (Chief Football Writer, The Sun) on being a theatre critic and a double-glazing salesman...being told by Fergie to work in Glasgow...and dog day afternoon in South Korea
Your first ever job in journalism?
I did a week’s work experience on The Hexham Courant where my first byline read Theatre: By Shaun Custis which will have some of my colleagues spitting out their sparkling water in disbelief. On my last day one of the reporters left a note for his mate warning him not to touch my typewriter because he had wired it up to 10,000 volts.