Christian O'Connell: Sing When You're Winning

“A couple of months ago I was in a pub with a friend who’s a journalist,” says Christian O’Connell, the most original and in-demand radio DJ in Britain, “and he mentioned that he had Gordon Strachan’s mobile number. 

“I said, ‘Yeah, yeah,’ but when he went off to the toilet I grabbed his phone, found Strachan’s number and rang him. He was on a beach in Florida with his missus. He said, ‘Who is this?’ And because I was drunk, I panicked. I made up a name and said I was writing an article about gingers in sport! 

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Nick Moore

Nick Moore is a freelance journalist based on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. He wrote his first FourFourTwo feature in 2001 about Gerard Houllier's cup-treble-winning Liverpool side, and has continued to ink his witty words for the mag ever since. Nick has produced FFT's 'Ask A Silly Question' interview for 16 years, once getting Peter Crouch to confess that he dreams about being a dwarf.