Category Archives: Sports headlines

The truth about THE TRUTH

After 23 years, this week the official papers relating to the Hillsborough disaster are being released. Sales of The Sun are still said to be affected by that newspaper’s coverage of the tragedy, which included a headline that its own … Continue reading

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The sport subs’ Super Thursday

Chelsea’s victory over Barcelona last night sent the nation’s sport desks into overdrive, spawning headlines such as BLUES CLEAN UP THE MESSI (Express), HOT DROG IS THE MUSTARD (Express), BARC ARE WORSE THAN DROG BITE (Mirror), SALUTES BLUE, SIR (Sun), … Continue reading

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Harry Redknapp and the philosopher’s headline

The better the story, the easier it is to write a headline. So with two great football stories to report last night, as Harry Redknapp was cleared of tax evasion charges and Fabio Capello stepped down as England manager, editors … Continue reading

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Who Was the Super Caley Sub?

SUPER CALEY GO BALLISTIC, CELTIC ARE ATROCIOUS is one of the most famous British tabloid newspaper headlines of all time. But who came up with it? We can see the writer’s name (Rodger Baillie) and picture on the Scottish Sun’s match report … Continue reading

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