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James Gheerbrant

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Chief Football Correspondent — The Times
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Sportswriter at @TheTimes│2016 Young Journalist of the Year nominee│Ex @BBC, @EuradioNantes│Views own│Francophone, Deutschsprachiger

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RT @JulietMacur: Raising her hand to join #MeToo, Simone Biles talked. How much longer will USA Gymnastics fail to listen?  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/16/sports/larry-nassar-simone-biles.html 
Some extended musings on video technology’s first meaningful intrusion into the traditional landscape of English football:  https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/sport/var-has-passed-its-first-real-test-but-tougher-challenges-await-qtzf6l2wr 
At Leicester tonight and, as a VAR agnostic, thought positives far outweighed negatives. Pretty clear what was going on, minimal time lost, little deadening of atmosphere in the stadium - crowd actually got into it - and crucially, a correct verdict reached at a pivotal moment
Some v good, experienced coaches in Wales’s Nations League div. Possible that Giggs lands in a group with, say, Martin O’Neill; Turkey’s Mircea Lucescu, who transformed Shakhtar; & Sweden’s Janne Andersson, who masterminded the playoff win v Italy. Tough company for a neophyte
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