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.
FWA Live in association with Blue Square BetThe first FWA Live in association with Blue Square Bet evening was a huge success.
A packed audience at London’s Imagination Gallery on May 16 heard some lively debate from four of England’s top football writers who were joined by Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker and Adrian Bevington, managing director of Team England.
FWA Live in association with Blue Square Bet
Want to know what Britain's top football writers think of England's chances at Euro 2012, but missed out on tickets to FWA Live in association with Blue Square Bet? Don't worry because you can still take part by asking a question through Twitter.