Manchester Football Writing Festival

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The music festival season may have come to an end, but football writing’s Glastonbury is about to take to the stage in Manchester. Laura Jones takes a look at the headlining acts.

There’s been a lot of navel-gazing from football writers over the past 18 months. Articles and blogs have circulated about the end of blogging and journalists complaining about people writing about football for free.

The future of football online may be vlogging, SEO (search engine optimization) driven content and Snapchatselfies but the written word will always be here. Isn’t it time we celebrated the power writing has to evoke our match day memories? The Manchester Football Writing Festival aims to do just that.

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