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Christopher Beesley

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Liverpool, England
Sports Journalist — Liverpool Echo
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Sports writer for the Liverpool Echo covering Everton, Liverpool and Tranmere Rovers. liverpoolecho.co.uk @LivEchonews

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Biography

Sports writer for the Liverpool Echo, covering mainly Everton FC, Liverpool FC and Tranmere Rovers FC.
I've been working in sports journalism for the Trinity Mirror company since 2000 and have covered Everton and Liverpool matches both in the Premier League and abroad while also previously report...

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@CBeesleyEcho — 3,702 followers, 3,106 tweets

Earlier this evening, @neiljonesecho declared I have a 'footballers haircut'. I've had this style since 2014 though, back then Theo still had a buzzcut. I can't help it if Premier League stars are following my lead. (By the way Walcott and I are not shown to scale here!) https://t.co/3srQWrDuVm
Theo Walcott: “Everton is a club with a great history. The fans are always passionate, they’re great and I always used to find it very tough playing here."  http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/everton-new-signing-theo-walcott-14168889  https://t.co/6fzBBwJ4cV
SA (re: moving from London) "I don't think any player would have qualms about that these days. Foreign players go all around the world. Have boots, will travel. One of our English players moving up the road shouldn't be a problem.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Ellesmere Port Pioneer. It was at the heart of its community. Such local titles no longer are which is a crime to the profession.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Only playing at writing letters on one as a child. I'm not that old.

How is social media changing news?

It's democratising published opinion but unfortunately that's often bringing more hate and general nonsense.