June 27th, 2014

Telegraph Axes Six Sports Writers

Roy Greenslade reports that six more journalists have been axed from the sports desk:

Ian Chadband, cricket analyst Simon Hughes, athletics correspondent Simon Hart, sailing and cricket writer Kate Laven, and Graham Clutton, who covered rugby and football for the paper from Wales… JA McGrath, the Australian-born racing columnist known as Hotspur who used to commentate for the BBC.

Still they have hired that great writer and former England batsman Kevin Pietersen…


  1. 1
    simlaboy says:

    Celebrities always know

  2. 2
    Kéysér Snoozey says:


  3. 3
    KP says:

    Ahm the fickin greytest writer in tha land ma lady

  4. 4
    Busby Barclay says:

    And we’ve got Dan Hodges writing on the footie. Knows feck all but he’s cheap.

  5. 5
    john in cheshire says:

    The death of journalism, brought to you in livid colour. May God help us because no one else is going to.

  6. 6
    The Great British Public says:

    The Telegraph is adopting the journalistic rigour of the Metro on a bad day.

    RIP Telegraph, although that’s what you get when. you abandon your core readership.

  7. 7
    Ed Jong-mil says:

    Rabour Party only Party that can deriver all teleglaph peepur chop!

  8. 8

    Simon Hughes is probably one of the best cricket writers of the lot , the Telegraph have gone stark raving mad , they cannot seriously think he can be replaced by Pietersen .

  9. 9
    Cider drinker says:

    When are they gonna start on the greenies. Lean for a start will do. Total knobhead.

  10. 10

    I agree there , the silly old fool epitomises everything that the Telegraph has become .

  11. 11
    A real lefty. says:

    You are correct.

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