Henry Winter

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Henry Winter (born 18 February 1963) is an English sports journalist, who served as football correspondent of The Daily Telegraph for 20 years.

The younger brother of Muslim academic Timothy Winter,[1] Henry attended Westminster School and Edinburgh University.

After graduation, he spent a year producing a magazine on sport in London. He then joined The Independent newspaper at its launch in 1986, writing a sports and schools column.[2] Winter moved to The Daily Telegraph in 1994.[2] During the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, he gave a daily webcast on the World Cup in general, with specific information on the England team. Winter often takes part in television discussions, including Sky Sports' Sunday Supplement',' and radio including BBC Radio 5 Live.

Winter formerly wrote a column for Four Four Two magazine. He ghost-wrote the autobiographies of Liverpool F.C. players Kenny Dalglish, John Barnes and Steven Gerrard.[2][3] Winter also co-wrote the book FA Confidential with former FA chief executive David Davies. He is a trustee of the African social enterprise Alive & Kicking, which manufactures footballs in Kenya and Zambia.

In 2012 Winter was named among the top 10 most influential sportswriters in Britain by the trade publication, UK Press Gazette.[4]

In 2015 Winter resigned from his position at the Telegraph to join The Times.[5]


  1. ^ Interview with elder brother Tim Winter in The Independent
  2. ^ a b c Paul Bestall (5 October 2009). "EPL Talk Meets Henry Winter". EPLTalk.com. Retrieved 28 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Eriksson hammered by British media CNN, (July 3, 2006).
  4. ^ In 2012 Samuel was named top in a UK Press Gazette poll of Britain's best sports journalists.
  5. ^ Sweeney, Mark (9 August 2015). "Telegraph hires new sports writer following Henry Winter departure". theguardian.com. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 

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