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The Sun on Sunday will feature a 28-page football pullout

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The Sun has unveiled further details about what will be inside its first Sunday edition, which launches this weekend.

The paper has announced that Nancy Dell'Olio, who recently appeared as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing and dated former England football manager Sven-Goran Eriksson, will write a weekly style column in the paper.

Also signed up to write a column is television chef James Martin, who previously wrote a motoring column for the Mail on Sunday.

Gordon Smart's Bizarre column will feature seven days a week, as will Colin Robertson's TV Biz, which will be part of a listings pullout.

Fabulous magazine, which was previously in the News of the World, will move to the new Sunday title after spending the past six months inside the Saturday Sun.

The Sun said: "We'll also have a great new money column, travel tips, mind-bending puzzles and the nation's favourite agony aunt Deidre Sanders."

Journalism.co.uk understands that the Sun on Sunday will feature a 28-page football pullout and about 16 pages of sport coverage at the back every week. Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane is one of the confirmed writers.

News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch has been in London since last Friday, talking to staff at Wapping and overseeing the Sun on Sunday launch, which was announced late on Sunday night.

He tweeted last night: "London Sun. Great staff tired but excited for Sunday edition.Yougov poll shows 90pc awareness already. Big announcements start tomorrow."

News International has been tipped to launch a new Sunday title since the closure of the News of the World last summer and staff have been secretly working on the new publication since January.

In its last full month of circulation, last June, the News of the World recorded a circulation of 2,667,428, according to official figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations.

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