A Q&A Evening with The Blizzard Football QuarterlyBOOK TICKETS
A Q&A Evening with The Blizzard Football Quarterly featuring a panel of:
Jonathan Wilson (The Guardian)
Miguel Delaney (The Independent)
Philippe Auclair (France Football)
& host Andrew Mangan [Arseblog].
Entry includes free hard-copy of The Blizzard (RRP €14.99) !
It's Blizzard 5 - Return to the Source! For the 5th anniversary of the first visit of The Blizzard to Dublin, it's also the 5th time they've been here so we've returned to the original panel line-up of that fateful first evening on November 122nth, 2013. The Blizzard (@blzzrd) is a quarterly football publication - part book, part magazine - providing a platform for top-class writers from across the globe to write about the football stories that matter to them. Join us this evening for a rousing Q&A of two halves with audience participation, visual footage, social media interaction & competitions to discuss the in-depth, topical & humorous football questions of import. Advance tickets now available via Eventrbite and we anticipate a sell-out audience as with the previous four events.
Jonathan Wilson (@jonawils) is founder & editor of The Blizzard. A sports journalist and renowned author who writes for a number of publications, including the Guardian, the Independent, the Daily Telegraph, FourFourTwo & Sports Illustrated. Wilson was football correspondent for the Financial Times from 2002 to 2006 and is a columnist for World Soccer, The Irish Examiner and bettingexpert amongst others whilst also being a regular participant on The Guardian football Podcast, "Football Weekly". He is a Sunderland A.F.C. supporter.
Behind the Curtain: Travels in Eastern European Football
Sunderland: A Club Transformed
Inverting the Pyramid: A History of Football Tactics [Winner 'Best Football Book' 2009 British Sports Book Awards. Shortlisted for the 2008 William Hill Sports Book of the Year.]
The Anatomy of England: A History in Ten Matches
The Anatomy of Liverpool: A History in Ten Matches
The Anatomy of Manchester United: A History in Ten Matches
Brian Clough: Nobody Ever Says Thank You
The Outsider: A History of the Goalkeeper
Angels With Dirty Faces: A Hortory of Argentinian Football
Miguel Delaney (@migueldelaney) is Miguel Delaney is chief football writer of the Independent in London, where he was worked since 2012. Irish-Spanish, he was born in Dublin and has previously worked for the Sunday Tribune and ESPN. He is the author of the book on the Irish team: Stuttgart to Saipan” and features as a guest on the Premier League show on BBC.
Philippe Auclair (@PhilippeAuclair) is a football writer, biographer and broadcaster (and musician when none of the above). Philippe is a regular contributor to The Blizzard and Champions magazine, has held the position of England correspondent for France Football magazine since 1999 and fulfils a similar role for news and sports radio RMC Info. Football writer/broadcaster, England correspondent of France Football, RMC and SFR Sport, contributor to The Blizzard and 8x8. Musician when none of the above.
Cantona: The Rebel Who Would be King [ longlisted for 2009 William Hill Sports Book of the Year. Winner 'Best Football Book' British Sports Book Awards 2010]
Thierry Henry - Lonely At The Top
Andrew Mangan (@arseblog / @andrewmanganVO) write sabout Arsenal every day at arseblog.com, a site he created in 2002. It receives millions of visitors every month, and has won multiple awards for the writing and audio content. Andrew also writes regularly for ESPN and has written for, or contributed to, various other publications, including: The Guardian, The Irish Times, FourFourTwo, Irish Independent, and many more. He has edited and authored two Arsenal books – “So Paddy Got Up” (2012) and Together: The story of Arsenal’s unbeaten season (2014 – with Andrew Allen).
His podcast, The Arsecast (started in 2006) has won multiple awards, ownloads/listens exceeding 4,500,000 per year. In 2014 he co-founded the Castaway Podcast network and began the 738am Podcast in November 2014, interviewing a brilliant range of guests including Marc Maron, Jon Ronson, Tara Flynn, Dara O’Briain, Lenny Abrahamson, Bernard Butler, and many more. As well as podcasting hosting, he also produce podcasts for other people, including The Stand with Eamon Dunphy, and Don’t Stop Realin’. We're delighted this busy man has found time to join us for his first appearance with Con Artist.
First half: 19.00 - 19.45
Half-time oranges: 19.45 - 20.00
Second half: 20.00 - 20.45
Extra time may be played if the questions are flowing.
Buy a pizza and get a bottle of wine for €10, so pizza + wine €17,€18,€19.(depending on pizza type)
Pitcher of Tennent's €10
Bartenders cocktails €5