Jon Colman is an award-winning sports writer from Cumbria. For the last 14 years he has reported on Carlisle United for the News & Star and Cumberland News newspapers, is a columnist in Carlisle Living magazine, and has been named regional sportswriter of the year six times at the British Sports Journalism awards. He is co-author of Keeping Quiet, an autobiography of the England cricketer Paul Nixon, which was longlisted for the Cricket Society and MCC Book of the Year Award 2013.
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