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Annual 'Press Night' Next Tuesday

27 November 2012

Benny Hill Press Night

The annual Press Night, in Memory of Benny Hill, will be held on Tuesday 4th December in the Oakwell Legends Suite where there will be another interesting and varied panel of guest speakers.


Les Payne
Long-standing local sports journalist and good friend of “Benny Hill Press Night”
As well as regular guest of Radio Sheffield, Les is currently the Rotherham Football writer for the Star. He should be able to give us a report on how new stadium has injected increased local support and how our numerous ex players are contributing this season


Alan Biggs
Again, Alan is a regular contributor to the “Benny Hill Press night”
Alan started at Hallam FM, now works freelance for local and National Press as well as commentating for Radio Sheffield. He recently released his first book “Confessions of a Football Reporter” which will be sure to provide an interesting debate.


Matthew Murray
Matthew is part of the new team at the Chronicle which has revamped the Sports Pages, into more than just weekly reports. They now provide many varied articles on ex players, gossip and up to the minute news. Matthew has recently hosted several ” Audiences with ” nights at the Lamproom Theatre featuring John Dennis and Bobby Hassell.


Mark Stokes
Mark is currently Programme editor and Designer of “The Reds” - BFC's official matchday programme. Part of the team to have vastly improved Barnsley Player, he will be on hand to provide a demonstration of recent features at the meeting


David Preece Former Reds goalkeeper who whilst with Barnsley only played seven games in three years.


However David has played over 270 games across three countries in his long career.
He has now embarked on a career in journalism and is a regular writer and contributor for the “Chronicle” and the ”Sabotage Times.” He also acts as a guest summariser on Radio Sheffield and Barnsley Player. 

The event starts at 7pm and all supporters are welcome. Entry is free for members of the Barnsley F.C. Supporters Trust and just £2 for non-members.


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