Obituary: Dennis SignyEvery member of the Football Writers’ Association would agree – without the drive and input of former chairman Dennis Signy OBE and his wife Pat, for many years executive secretary, the FWA would not be where it is today.
Dennis passed away at 4am this morning aged 85. It is difficult to think of anyone who has contributed as much to football writing and particularly the FWA as Dennis.
FWA Q&A: Dennis SignyDENNIS SIGNY, a former FWA chairman and Life Member, on reporting a match he hardly saw, how he almost signed Ian Wright for Aston Villa and something fishy at Wycombe.
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Joined the Hendon and Finchley Times in 1942 as a fire engine-chasing cub reporter at £4 a week. Later returned as editor for 17 years - with Saturdays off for football.