FWA Live: Football Writers’ Association unveils Euro 2012 preview event

The Football Writers’ Association has today launched the first ‘FWA Live’ event – a preview evening featuring a selection of the most respected football writers in the country who will look ahead to this summer’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine.

FWA Live, in partnership with the National Literacy Association, will take place at the Imagination Gallery in central London on Wednesday, May 16th 2012 from 6:30pm.

Brian Woolnough (Daily Star) will act as the evening’s host and will be joined by a high-class panel comprising of Henry Winter (Daily Telegraph), Shaun Custis (The Sun), Matt Lawton (Daily Mail) and Andy Dunn (Sunday Mirror).

England football legend and BBC broadcaster

Gary Lineker will also be present to add his thoughts to the discussion with Sky Sports News presenter Charlotte Jackson on hand to take questions from the audience.

The debate will range from the panel’s views on England’s chances of success, to selecting their England starting XIs and overall predictions for who will win the competition. The writers will also reflect back on their experiences at previous European Championships and provide ‘behind the scenes’ insights into how teams prepare themselves for one of the biggest stages in European football.

FWA Chairman Steve Bates said: “We are delighted to able to launch our first FWA Live event with such an illustrious line-up of footballing experts. Bringing together the combined experiences and knowledge of these individuals under one roof will provide a thoughtful and entertaining preview of what is set to be a very exciting Euro 2012 competition.”

The event is being staged to raise awareness of the National Literary Association, a partner of the FWA. The National Literacy Association works in partnership with a range of organisations to promote awareness of and support children’s literacy needs. Tickets for the event went on sale today priced at £40, including food and refreshment.

To purchase tickets click here.

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