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BBC Sports Journalism - a sample

Phil McNulty, Chief Football Writer for the BBC, then said “David Moyes is Sir Alex Ferguson’s natural heir.” He now saysIf United appeared an ill-fitting suit for Moyes then this much-travelled and well-decorated coach will regard the “Theatre Of Dreams” as tailor-made for his talent and pedigree. 27 more words

Sportingly Yours

Soup of This Day #353: It Seems Like Years Since It's Been Clear


At the right of this image, located on the floor of a deep and narrow valley, is the Norwegian town of Rjukan. Such are the heights and positions of the surrounding slopes that from September to March Rjukan is stuck in shadow. 1,768 more words

Soups Of These Days

Why These Two Teams, Always?

With City seven points clear (soon to be four, it looks like) of Chelsea, and United a further three points ahead at the top of the table, the BBC’s Phil McNulty has, along with many others, postulated that this season has already, in early December, become a… 351 more words

Football

Roman Abramovich: football genius?

In England we are taught that if you work hard and do well you will be rewarded, but Roberto Di Matteo’s sacking by Roman Abramovich plays against this. 1,042 more words

Masterpiece of Understatement

I must admit, immediately, that the title of this piece comes from an article by BBC Sport’s chief football writer, Phil McNulty.

As much as I despise bad writing, there is a part of me that is slightly overwhelmed by just how beautiful good writing can be. 681 more words

Day Eight: return of the Old Boys

In the words (or rather tweet) of Phil McNulty “The one player who would definitely not play for Manchester United as some sort of vanity project is Paul Scholes.” 395 more words

Premier League

Phil Jones - English Player of the Week

Many people saw Manchester United’s visit to Queens Park Ranger’s as another possible tricky day for them, but a number of key performances from their players earned them a comfortable victory.  401 more words