Jim White (journalist)
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Jim White (born Urmston, Greater Manchester, late 1950s) is a British journalist and presenter who has fronted STV's coverage of the UEFA Champions League for the 2006/07 season. He attended Manchester Grammar School and went on to read English at Bristol University.
White has covered major sporting events for the Daily Telegraph. He is an ardent Manchester United supporter and writes a regular column for fanzine United We Stand and The Telegraph. He also writes articles for Yahoo! Eurosport.
White has also written a book entitled, You'll Win Nothing with Kids, a memoir of his time as a wholly unsuccessful junior football coach.
White is a long-serving contributor to BBC Radio 4 and Five Live including appearances as a guest pundit on Fighting Talk. He has also appeared on Sky, for which he has written and presented documentaries on Jose Mourinho and Sven-Göran Eriksson and previously presented a sports current affairs show, The Back Page, on STV.
He took over in September 2006 from Jim Delahunt as the anchor of STV's Champions League Live, hosting the programme for only one season, as STV bosses mistakenly believed that they had acquired the services of Jim White. White has a son, Barney, 22.
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- "Jim White's profile". BBC Radio 4. Retrieved 6 July 2007.
- Jim White Yahoo! Eurosport
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