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Alistair Magowan

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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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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 — 10,109 followers, 11,245 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

Sad to see the 'Godfather of Women's Football' hang up his laptop. Will miss the tales, insight and Swedish jokes. Enjoy retirement Tone! https://t.co/H1010O3unN

Nov 20, 2017

Asked if Phil Foden is ready to play for the Man City first team, Guardiola says: "Yes. But he needs to fight against Fernandinho, De Bruyne and Silva." Might be a while, then...

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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.