Why Are We Always On Last?

Subtitle:
Running Match of the Day and Other Adventures in TV and Football
By:
Paul Armstrong
Price:
£18.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785314384
Format:
Hardback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
224

Description

Why Are We Always On Last? is a fly-on-the wall account of Paul Armstrong’s 30-year career working for BBC Sport, including 15 years as editor of Match of the Day. From a virtual BBC monopoly of sports coverage, Paul steered the show into the era of Sky and social media – working with everyone from Coleman and Clough to Lineker and Shearer.              

About the author

Paul Armstrong edited the BBC's flagship Match of the Day programme for 15 years and worked on seven World Cups and five Olympic Games in almost 30 years at the Corporation. He has previously contributed to hundreds of programme scripts, and written numerous blogs - mostly defending his running orders - in a professional capacity, as well as material for Middlesbrough FC-related publications. This is his first book.