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Alistair Magowan

Manchester, UK
Broadcast Journalist and Assistant Producer — BBC
As seen in: BBC
Covers:  Premier League, English football, European football, football tactics, football coaching, women's football, sports news, sports science, data analysis, golf, tennis

BBC Sport journalist and a Uefa B Licenced coach. You never stop learning.

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I am an experienced football writer for the BBC Sport website, having worked there for 12 years, but can also cover other sports including tennis, golf and boxing. I am rigorous journalist, a thorough analyst and enjoy writing original and in-depth stories.

I am also an experienced TV producer,...

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@alistairmagowan — 10,139 followers, 10,864 tweets

Jul 24, 2017

RT @henrymoeranBBC: We sometimes gets criticised for covering women's sport as "no-one cares". Watch these highlights and tell me that 

Jul 24, 2017

@4tlos @tonguetweets Often case that women's sport started late compared to men's sport so further behind on development. Just saying Spain should be celebrated

Jul 24, 2017

@Wathey @nadderley Agree with theory, but there's a wider point about growing women's football and Spain showed how technically good it can be

Jul 24, 2017

@jimmy_smallwood @jonawils In women's football where quality is often questioned there is a wider point about technical skill and how the game is perceived

Jul 24, 2017

@PaulMarkides Yep but there's a wider point about how women's football is viewed. Spain were class on the ball in every area

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working at Radio City in Liverpool as a sports bulletin script writer.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Alas, no. Fortunate to be on the first wave of the digital revolution.

How is social media changing news?

Making it quicker, making it more competitive, limiting a reader's scope.