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Bill Edgar

BILL EDGAR has been a football writer for The Times since 1997, providing match reports and general pieces. Since 2000 he has specialised in football stats and numbers. He has been compiling football quizzes regularly since 2008. He has written for Sports Illustrated and GQ and provided stats for the EFL and Betfair websites. He has provided weekly stats pieces for the Talksport breakfast show and contributed to The Times‘ football podcast, The Game. He is the author of Back of the Net: 100 Golden Goals and the co-author of A Football Fan’s Guide to Europe. He also contributed to Taschen’s The Age of Innocence: Football in the 1970s. BBC Radio 5 Live’s John Murray had the following to say about Bill during commentary on a Premier League match in January 2020: ‘The brilliant Bill Edgar in The Times . . . Some of the stuff he comes up with is absolutely fantastic. There are stats, and stats, and his stats are excellent.’
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