War of Words Breaks out Among Scottish Soccer Hacks

Daily Record sports executive, Jim Traynor, yesterday launched an astonishing attack on a fellow sports writer – claiming he “might just be the weakest chief football reporter that paper has ever had”.

The target of Traynor’s anger was Darryl Broadfoot, chief football writer of The Herald, who accused the Daily Record of “inaccurate” reporting of the now long-running tale involving Scottish Football Association chief executive, Gordon Smith, and his ‘claim’ he had received letters from every SPL club complaining about referees.

Smith, a former BBC Scotland media pundit, has subsequently tried to make it clear that he meant that he had received letters from fans at every