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FWA Q&A: JOHN LEY

JOHN LEY of the Daily Telegraph on a numb right arm..a Faroe time eating puffin....and missing out on the world’s largest brandy


Have you ever worked in a profession other than football?
No, apart from a paper round. I started in the profession at 15, while still at school, working part-time for the Hayters Sports Reporting Agency, plugging in telephones (the ones that weren’t mobile) and reading copy over for journalists to copy-takers. Although now as a production journalist at the Telegraph, I handle all sports.

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FWA Q&A: TIM RICH

TIM RICH of The Independent on heroin and incest...interviewing the wrong Kanoute...and a fabulous lunch in the occupied territories


Have you ever worked in a profession other than football?
I once ran a campsite in France and once worked, very inefficiently, filling bottles of shampoo at a factory where all work stopped for 10 minutes to listen to Simon Bates’ Our Tune.

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FOOTBALL WRITERS PREPARE TO HONOUR NIALL QUINN

LOCAL RIVALRIES will be put to one side as the region’s football community comes together to celebrate the very best of the 2010/2011 football season on Sunday night.

Sponsored by Barclays, the 2011 North East Football Writers' Association awards dinner at Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham is a regular highlight in the region’s football calendar. It will be attended by a star-studded guest list, which includes players, managers, directors and officials from of all the north east football clubs.

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North East Writers Pay Robson Tribute

North East football journalists have paid their own tribute to the legendary Sir Bobby Robson by handing over a cheque in his honour.

North East football journalists have paid their own tribute to the legendary Sir Bobby Robson by handing over a cheque in his honour.

The North East Football Writers' Association raised £8,000 at the Footballer of the Year Awards, which it donated to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation.

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