Christopher Hilton, from Newcastle, left the Daily Express in 1990 to write books full-time and has since had more than fifty published – on several sports as well as historical subjects like the Berlin Wall, the Mayflower and Hitler’s 1936 Olympics. He has been translated into fifteen languages.
Sadly Chris died on a working visit to Berlin at the end of November. He was 65. You can read an obituary on the Sports Journalists' Association website
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