ROKER RAPPORT PODCAST: With former football editor of the Express & Chronicle, Paul Hetherington!

Joining us to tell some stories from his extensive 45 year career covering Sunderland (and how he brought Peter Reid to Wearside), England and the Manchester Clubs is journalist Paul Hetherington! You can listen for free as usual, on Acast, iTunes, Spotify, & YouTube - get stuck in.


What are we talking about?


  • Paul tells us how he became a Sunderland fan, and how his involvement with the club and it’s key figures evolved over the years;


  • Keeping up a family tradition; Following in his fathers footsteps as both a MLF and a journalist. From his time at the Echo in the early 70’s to taking over from his dad at The Chron, through his tenures as sports editor at the Sunday Sun, and as chief football writer for the Journal (before becoming the football editor of three National newspapers!)


  • Managers and Chairmen down the years; His involvement with the likes of Durban, Ashurst, McMenemy, Cowie, Murray, and more..


  • Tracking down Reidy for Sir Bob!


  • Paul brings us right through to the present with his extensive knowledge of goings on at the club;


All this and so much more! Fascinating and insightful stuff. Listen in!


 

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