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The Week We Hit The Headlines

In November 2008, Tain Thistle Football Club hit the national headlines for their complete inclusion in Sports Interactive's Football Manager 2009. The press frenzy that followed resulted in multiple newspaper headlines, two radio interviews and an entertaining news report on BBC Reporting Scotland.

Here is a look back at how it unfolded.

Monday, November 17, 2008
The Press & Journal

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
The Daily Express (left) and The Sun (right)

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
The Daily Star

Finally, the following cartoon was published in The Sun on November 18, 2008.

TV & Radio

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Thistle's Chairman interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland's Good Morning Scotland.

Thursday, November 20, 2008
Coverage on BBC Radio 5 Live's Drivetime show

Thursday, November 20, 2008
Jacqui O'Brien covering Tain Thistle's inclusion on BBC Reporting Scotland.

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