FWA Live – Lampard and Scott on fine formOur latest FWA Live was a great success, with England Legends Frank Lampard and Alex Scott joining Carrie Brown, Neil Ashton and Paul McCarthy on a panel to discuss the FA Cup final, World Cup and many other topics.
Supported by our title sponsors William Hill, it was held at the Landmark Hotel, London, on Thursday May 17 and covered a lot of ground. Frank and Alex kindly donated their fees to charity. Frank donated his to the Matthew Harding Trust while Alex supported Millwall Lionesses, who are struggling to survive.
FWA Live – last few tickets availableThe last few tickets are available for a special night with Frank Lampard and AlexScott at FWA Live this Thursday. The former England legends will take audience questions on the FA Cup final, World Cup and more. Tickets here: bit.ly/2I1ynFR
FWA LIVE: LUMLEY CASTLE – PART 2Photography: Action Images
Bird: Because Adnan Januzaj has lived here for five years we should not turn him into an Englishman
Ball: The most important thing about young players is their attitude
Dunn: It will be hard for Manchester United not to brand Old Trafford
FWA Live: Lumley CastlePhotography: Action Images
BIRD: Moyes didn’t inherit the greatest United team and needs another transfer window to get some deals done
BALL: Referees have a horrendous job that is getting harder and harder
LUIS SUAREZ WILL BE HIGHLY MOTIVATED COMING BACK INTO A WINNING LIVERPOOL TEAMLuis Suarez is set to make his return after suspension against Manchester United in the Capital One Cup next Wednesday. At the fourth FWA Live sponsored by Barclays in Liverpool the panel - Michael Owen (former Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United, Stoke City and England striker, now a BT Sport pundit), Alan Stubbs (Everton’s Under-21 coach), Andy Dunn (FWA chairman), Chris Bascombe (Daily Telegraph), Paul Joyce (Daily Express) and Jonathan Northcroft (Sunday Times) spoke about the Uruguay striker and much more. FWA executive secretary Paul McCarthy was the MC.
FWA Live: LiverpoolAnother lively FWA Live with some hard-hitting views from the panel at the Museum of Liverpool
MICHAEL OWEN: England don’t have the young players coming through which is worrying
ALAN STUBBS: Stuart Pearce told me two players preferred to go on holiday rather than play in the European Under-21 Championship
THE THIRD FWA LIVE EVENT WAS FULL OF FUN AND CONTROVERSYBURT: We forget how difficult at times Mourinho was to deal with, people look at him through rose-tinted glasses
DUNN: Sir Alex Ferguson should earn far more than he does...the Glazers have doubled their investment and he’s responsible for that
Barclays FWA LiveIn December 2012, football writers Steve Bates, Andy Dunn, Ian Ladyman, Neil Custis and Paul McCarthy were joined by Gary Neville and Peter Reid to discuss the 2012/13 Barclays Premier League season so far. Here's what they had to say...
WHY THE PRESS HAVE TO PLAY POLITICS WITH SIR ALEX FERGUSONBy CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
SIR ALEX FERGUSON has broken just about every record in English football during his 26 years as manager of Manchester United. The most ignominious, however, is that the Scot has banned more journalists from the club than any other, a matter which greatly concerns the Football Writers’ Association.
FWA Live – ManchesterGary Neville: There’s an inevitability that one day either Guardiola or Mourinho will be at City
Steve Bates: United fans say the team hasn’t been right for two or three seasons
Andy Dunn: Chelsea are a club without soul
Neil Custis: Chelsea live on the edge...it was like Tiger Woods, when he was a naughty boy he was winning every Major going, now he’s calmed down he can’t hit a golf ball