Manchester Football Writing Festival: Sid Lowe & Graham Hunter


19:00 - 21:00


St Ann's Church
St Ann Street, Manchester, M2 7LF

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Join two of Spanish football’s most respected writers for an evening looking at the rise (and the recent fall) of the Spanish national team, and their time reporting on one of the world’s biggest leagues.

Sid Lowe is the Spanish football correspondent for the Guardian and World Soccer. He is a regular contributor to the popular Guardian Football Weekly podcast and writes for FourFourTwo. He works as a commentator and panellist for Spanish, Asian and US television and appears regularly on Spanish radio show Al Primer Toque. His previous book, Catholicism, War and the Foundation of Francoism, is about the causes of the Spanish civil war, the rise of fascism, and the creation of the Franco state. He lives in Spain.

Graham Hunter is a journalist of international reputation.  He covers Spanish Football for Sky Sports, ESPN as well as newspapers and magazines from across the world.  He was a correspondent attached to the Spain team at Euro 2008 & 2012 and was FIFA TV producer for Spain at the 2010 World Cup.  He is’s Barcelona correspondent.  Barcelona has been his home for the past 10 years.  His first book “Barca” won the Football book of the year award at the British Sport Book Awards 2013.

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This is an event organised as part of the first Manchester Football Writing Festival.