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May 14, 2009

News of the World appoints chief football correspondent

By nikkiwicks

The Daily Mail’s Neil Ashton has been appointed chief football correspondent of the News of the World. Ashton, 35, has been at the Mail for five years and was previously a football writer at The People.

News of the World sports editor Paul McCarthy said: “He comes with a reputation as one of the best story-getters in the business, his contacts are first class and he has a real insight into football as well as a passion for the game which comes through in everything he writes.”

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