Richard Conway

BBC Radio 5 live sports news correspondent

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About Richard

Richard is the sports news correspondent for BBC Radio 5... Read more about Richard Conway live.

He reports on, breaks and analyses some of the biggest stories and issues in sport.

Prior to joining the BBC, Richard was part of the sport editorial team for Sky News and started his career working on political programmes for ITV.

Can FA plans revive England team?

17 September 2014
Greg Dyke

Standing to address a room of invited guests and the media last September, Greg Dyke made it clear that the England team was in need of urgent help.

As the newly-appointed independent chairman of the Football Association, Dyke spoke that day about challenging the historic failings of the England team and arresting a long-term decline in fortunes in international football.

Read full article, England: Can Greg Dyke's FA plans breathe life into the national team?

Unpopular but unforgettable: Glazer's Man Utd legacy

29 May 2014

For someone who never actually set foot inside Old Trafford, Malcolm Glazer casts an extraordinarily large shadow over Manchester United.

Yet there is unlikely to be any outpouring of grief, of the type that drew thousands of fans to the stadium concourse to pay tribute to George Best in November 2005, following the American businessman's death on Wednesday at the age of 85.

Read full article, Malcolm Glazer dies: Manchester United legacy examined

Backing Anelka costly - but was there another choice?

26 February 2014

Nicolas Anelka is football's latest test case as society's ills are once more discussed and debated through the prism of the national sport.

Charged by the Football Association for making the controversial quenelle gesture after scoring in a Premier League game at West Ham United on 28 December, the 34-year-old French striker insists he was being neither anti-Semitic nor racist.

Read full article, Nicolas Anelka: West Brom waiting game as striker battles FA charge

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