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Sportsmail has been nominated for 14 British Sports Journalism Awards

Sportsmail nominated for 14 British Sports Journalism Awards, as reporters dominate the Sports Scoop category and MailOnline is on for the best website

  • Sportsmail has received four out of six nominations in the Sports Scoop category at the British Sports Journalism Awards next month
  • Martin Samuel, Matt Lawton and Mike Dickson are among the awards
  • Daily Mail stands for Sports Newspaper and The Verdict for Special Sports Edition
  • Jonathan McEvoy, Paul Newman and Lawrence Booth were able to win prizes

Sportsmail has been nominated for 14 awards at this year’s British Sports Journalism Awards – the sports industry’s Oscars – including four out of six finalists for the coveted Sports Scoop of the Year award.

The Daily Mail leads the nominees for Sports Newspaper of the Year, with MailOnline for the Sports Website of the Year. Your essential Monday morning football magazine – The Verdict – is in the Special Sports Edition category.

Chief Sports Reporter Matt Lawton is going for the fifth consecutive time that Sports News Reporter wins this year, while Chief Sports Writer Martin Samuel aims to win the Sports Columnist award.

Martin Samuel is a Sports Columnist at the British Sports Journalism Awards

Matt Lawton is in the running for Sports News Reporter and Sports Scoop

Matt Lawton is in the running for Sports News Reporter and Sports Scoop

Martin Samuel (left) is in for Sports Columnist, while Matt Lawton (right) is in the running for Sports News Reporter at the British Sports Journalism Awards

Mike Dickson (photo) and Jonathan McEvoy are both in for Specialist Correspondent

Mike Dickson (photo) and Jonathan McEvoy are both in for Specialist Correspondent

McEvoy is also in the running for Sports Feature Writer

McEvoy is also in the running for Sports Feature Writer

Mike Dickson (left) and Jonathan McEvoy (right) are both in for Specialist Correspondent

Tennis correspondent Mike Dickson is a member of Specialist Correspondent; Paul Newman and Lawrence Booth’s nominations put Sportsmail at the forefront of the Cricket Journalist category; while Jonathan McEvoy is shortlisted in both the Specialist Correspondent and Sports Feature Writer categories.

The Daily Mail has more finalists than any other newspaper, and the winners will be announced on February 25.

It was an excellent year of Sportsmail firsts, shortlisted four stories for the Sports Journalists’ Association award.

Paul Newman (pictured) and Lawrence Booth are both eligible for the Cricket Journalist award

Paul Newman (pictured) and Lawrence Booth are both eligible for the Cricket Journalist award

Booth has also nominated a story for Sports Scoop along with Newman and Richard Gibson

Booth has also nominated a story for Sports Scoop along with Newman and Richard Gibson

Paul Newman (left) and Lawrence Booth (right) are both up for the Cricket Journalist award

Lee Clayton brought you the inner story of Philippe Coutinho’s £ 145 million move from Liverpool to Barcelona in January.

In March, Paul Newman, Lawrence Booth and Richard Gibson opened the door to how Australian vice-captain David Warner had revealed his methods of ball-tampering to English players in the Ashes.

Laurie Whitwell broke the news that Wayne Rooney would move to the United States in May to join DC United.

And in November, Matt Lawton revealed that every Premier League club had been asked to cough up £ 250,000 in a golden handshake for outgoing executive chairman Richard Scudamore.

Just four of the great news stories that make Sportsmail the best in the business.

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