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Bale named FWA Footballer of the Year

By Christopher Davies
Photography: Action Images

Gareth Bale has been chosen as the Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association.

Bale is the first Tottenham Hotspur player to win the award since David Ginola in 1999 and the first Wales international to be selected for English football’s oldest individual trophy since Everton’s Neville Southall in 1985.

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‘Think of the worst hangover you’ve ever had then add a whole new level on top…I’d had better days’

CHRIS BRERETON on the amazing story of Fabrice Muamba’s autobiography which was written in 38 days

By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES


CHRIS BRERETON was watching Tottenham Hotspur versus Bolton Wanderers in a bar in Bangkok when Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the White Hart Lane surface on March 17, 2012 in an FA Cup quarter-finals tie.

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FWA Q&A: TOM HOPKINSON

TOM HOPKINSON of the People on packing Hula Hoops and Hobs Nobs...the missing dentist’s chair...and no Kidding, looking like Ronaldo

Your first ever job in journalism?
I had three months on the Coalville, Ashby and Swadlincote Times but have always felt my first proper job was on the Romford Recorder. So many on Fleet Street got their breaks with the Recorder Series - it was and I'm sure still is a fantastic training ground - and I got mine when I replaced the man who replaced my People colleague, Dave Kidd. I'll be for ever grateful to Peter Butcher, our ...

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Harry Redknapp Tribute Night

Harry Redknapp became the latest recipient of the Football Writers' Association Tribute Award when the Tottenham manager was honoured at a gala dinner in the Royal Lancaster Hotel on January 13.

The 61-year-old, who guided Portsmouth to FA Cup glory at Wembley in May 2007, jetted back to the capital following his team's Barclays Premier League game at Wigan to take his place at the top table for what was another memorable evening for the FWA and its guests.

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