Southern California soccer writer Grahame L. Jones wins U.S. Soccer honor

Recently retired Grahame L. Jones, one of the pioneering and authoratative soccer voices in this country, was named the U.S. Soccer Colin Jose Media Award winner for 2012.

Here are the details:

CHICAGO: (AP) — Soccer writer Grahame L. Jones has won the Colin Jose Media Award from the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

The longtime Los Angeles Times reporter will be honored during the hall’s induction ceremonies before the United States plays Brazil in an exhibition Wednesday in Landover, Md.

In his 38 years on the soccer beat at the Times, Jones covered 12 men’s or women’s World Cups, the North American Soccer League, Major League Soccer, two European Championships, one Copa America and four Olympic tournaments.

The award has been given out since 2004 and is named for Colin Jose, Historian Emeritus of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

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  • Kulwant

    Congrats to graham jones 🙂

  • carld

    I miss Graham’s coverage immensely.