Event runs for a week in September

icon monday28 August ~ The first Manchester Football Writing Festival will take place between September 4-12 at venues across the city, in association with the National Football Museum. The even will begin with a live edition of the Guardian's Football Weekly podcast at the Royal Northern College of Music before featuring talks on football memoirs, novels and analytics. Many prominent football writers will be in attendance, including Sid Lowe, Graham Hunter, Jonathan Wilson, Michael Calvin and Matt Dickinson. More details and tickets can be found here.

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