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Alistair Magowan

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Manchester, UK
Broadcast Journalist and Assistant Producer — BBC
As seen in: BBC, Pitchcare, BBC Sport
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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Biography

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 — 10,084 followers, 11,325 tweets

Great read, this. "Women, we’re here for you, we want you to do well. Just not as well as us."  https://twitter.com/jonathanliew/status/954384111719809028 
Nathan Blake says he was subjected to alleged racist abuse as a Chelsea youth player  http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/42751820 
How VAR can be "positively tantric" and the lessons learned from Germany and Italy. With thanks to @JamesHorncastle  http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42733272 
BBC Sport understands that VAR in Chelsea match would have overturned Willian decision, or advised ref Graham Scott to look at incident on the monitor, had he seen the same super slow-motion angle that TV viewers saw - showing the contact. Right!
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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.