Alan Taylor

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Too many formerlies to mention. Presented and written innumerable TV and radio programmes and for the past decade have been half of the underperforming Scottish team on Radio 4’s Round Britain Quiz. Founding editor of The Scottish Review of Books. Was a Booker judge. Have written for countless newspapers and magazines from Life and Work to the New Yorker. Still waiting to hear from the Pulitzer people.

Article Archive

  • 13 Aug 2014

    Jo Pavey, a 40-year-old mother of two, last nightrolled back the years to win the 10,000 metres in Zurich, becoming the oldest ever female European champion.

  • 12 Aug 2014

    COMMONWEALTH Games badminton silver medallist Kirsty Gilmour has been handed a tough challenge in the draw for the Li-Ning BWF World Championships.

  • 31 Jul 2014

    Barcelona forward Pedro has branded new team-mate Luis Suarez's four-month ban for biting by Fifa as "excessive".

  • 28 Jul 2014

    IVICA VRDOLJAK has become the latest of a growing number of Legia Warsaw stars to predict Champions League defeat for Celtic.

  • 24 Apr 2014

    Real Madrid took a step towards their first Champions League final since Hampden Park in 2002 thanks to Karim Benzema's first-half goal which gave them a 1-0 win over Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu.

  • 22 Apr 2014

    Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was in a curt mood ahead of his team's Champions League semi-final first leg with Atletico Madrid and refused to discuss Saturday's controversial Premier League loss to Sunderland.

  • 14 Sep 2013

    Jim Goodwin insists St Mirren are ready to resurrect their season after holding "clear-the-air" talks.

  • 13 Sep 2013

    Gareth Bale says Cristiano Ronaldo has made him feel welcome at Real Madrid.

  • 12 Sep 2013

    RANGERS boss Ally McCoist hopes his Ibrox ambassadors around the globe can attract more international stars to the club in the years ahead.

  • 11 Sep 2013

    FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has ruled out any compensation being paid to Europe's top leagues if the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is switched to the winter.

  • 09 Sep 2013

    Sam Ricketts says Wales are determined to gain revenge on Serbia in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Cardiff.

  • 02 Sep 2013

    Gareth Bale thanked Tottenham for making his dream world-record move to Real Madrid happen after the deal was finally agreed last night.

  • 29 Aug 2013

    Theo Walcott denies Arsenal have fallen behind Tottenham despite a frenzied summer of transfer activity at their north London rivals.

  • 27 Aug 2013

    Arsene Wenger has told fans he will recruit only "special" players for Arsenal before the transfer window closes.

  • 26 Aug 2013

    Malky Mackay today backed Fraizer Campbell to force his way into the England squad after the striker grabbed two goals in Cardiff's stunning 3-2 win over Manchester City.

  • 23 Aug 2013

    West Brom have granted Nicolas Anelka indefinite leave following the death of his agent Eric Manasse.

  • 22 Aug 2013

    Jose Mourinho has compared Paul Lambert to himself after the Scot reacted angrily during Chelsea's 2-1 over Aston Villa last night.

  • 21 Aug 2013

    SCOTLAND lost their third match in a row as they went down 2-1 to England at the European Hockey Championships in Belgium.

  • 20 Aug 2013

    PSV Eindhoven manager Phillip Cocu sees Mario Balotelli as the main danger to his side in their high-profile Champions League group stage play-off with AC Milan.

  • 19 Aug 2013

    spurs defender Jan Vertonghen admitted Crystal Palace were not a walkover as Roberto Soldado scored on his debut to claim a 1-0 win at Selhurst Park.

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