|Full name||Alan Biggs|
|Date of birth||26 June 1955|
|Place of birth||Bromley, England|
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As a freelance, he has reported on football matches across the national airwaves (Radio 5 Live, Final Score, talkSPORT, Sky Sports) since 1988 - and has contributed byline articles to most national newspapers. He has a long-running column with the Sheffield Telegraph and presents a regular sporting chat show on Sheffield Live TV which also appears on his YouTube channel
He also writes for The Athletic
Alan became a sports journalist once he realised that he was never going to make it as a player
Alan started on general news at the Derbyshire Times before joining one of several local TV stations, Sheffield Cablevision, as sports editor. Then moved to commercial Radio Hallam as a news reporter and became Head of Sport. He also presented music shows.
He is a well known voice to football fans across the country thanks to his football reports for Final Score and 5 Live. He spoke with BBC Radio about his career in Sport
He was the BBC Commentator on the famous 8-0 defeat of Sheffield Wednesday FC by Newcastle United  when Alan Shearer scored 5 goals.
He is the author of three books: Confessions of a Football reporter which is an autobiographical account of his time in the game. Laws of the Jungle (with Brian Laws) No Bull (with Lee Bullen)
Following the launch of Confessions of a Football Reporter, he became the subject of interviews rather than the interviewer. Talking about his decades in the press box
Born in Bromley, his family moved north when he was eight years old.
He supports his local football team - Chesterfield FC - where he spent the rest of his childhood. Married with three grown-up children. Grandfather on mother’s side, Charles Selfe, was awarded the
Legion d'Honneur by the French government for his Great War service.
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- Frostick, Nancy. "'For Benny and Paolo it didn't matter what day it was, they were gung-ho.'". The Athletic. Retrieved 2021-03-28.
- Ian (2011-09-22). "A UNITED VIEW ON FOOTBALL: Confessions of a Football Reporter - Interview with Alan Biggs". A UNITED VIEW ON FOOTBALL. Retrieved 2021-04-07.
- Biggs, Alan. "EXCLUSIVE: ProZone proves Fergie got it so wrong over 'unfit' ref Wiley". Mail Online. Retrieved 2021-03-28.
- Football, Mirror (2013-02-04). "'Where's there's money there will always be cheating': Former banned England star not surprised by match-fixing scandal". mirror. Retrieved 2021-03-28.
- "Alan Biggs: Confessions of a football reporter". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2021-04-07. Unknown parameter
- Musgrove, Andrew (2019-09-19). ""Shearer scoring five - you're never going to forget that" - 20 years since Newcastle 8-0 Sheff Wed". ChronicleLive. Retrieved 2021-03-28.
- Biggs, Alan (2011-10-31). Confessions of a Football Reporter . . . another Biggs at Large. Vertical Editions. Search this book on
- "Book Review: Confessions of a Football Reporter". The Two Unfortunates. 2011-11-05. Retrieved 2021-04-07.
- Laws, Brian; Biggs, Alan (2013-11-21). Laws of the Jungle: Football's Monkey Business. Vertical Editions. Search this book on
- No Bull. Vertical Editions. 2014. ISBN 978-1904091813. Search this book on
- The VG Tips Sports Book Interview. Confessions of a Football Reporter by Alan Biggs, retrieved 2021-04-07
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