NEW DATE FOR MANAGERS’ LUNCHPlease note that our annual NORTH WEST PREMIERSHIP MANAGERS LUNCHEON, sponsored by BARCLAYS, at The Manchester Thistle Hotel, Portland Street, Piccadilly Gardens will now be held on WEDNESDAY APRIL 24th, 1pm for 1.30pm. The change has been forced upon us because of re-arranged Premiership matches on the original date.
Sir Alex Ferguson, Roberto Mancini, David Moyes, Brendan Rodgers, Tony Pulis and Roberto Martinez have all been invited along with a number of former managers and prominent personalities and, as usual, part of the event will involve interview opportunities for the Dailies and Sundays.
FOOTBALL WRITERS PREPARE TO HONOUR NIALL QUINNLOCAL RIVALRIES will be put to one side as the region’s football community comes together to celebrate the very best of the 2010/2011 football season on Sunday night.
Sponsored by Barclays, the 2011 North East Football Writers' Association awards dinner at Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham is a regular highlight in the region’s football calendar. It will be attended by a star-studded guest list, which includes players, managers, directors and officials from of all the north east football clubs.