David Conn interview: Football writer

David Conn interview

In the David Conn interview from 2010, we speak with the acclaimed soccer journalist about his career and his thoughtful opinions about many of the most important stories from world soccer.

David Conn, whose critically acclaimed work for the Guardian focuses on Football finance, joins us on this classic episode of the podcast. Hear Conn’s opinions on the Glazer family’s running of Manchester United, as well as his reporting on a number of other subjects related to finance in the game. We also discuss Conn and the Guardian’s reporting on Leeds United’s financial arrangement as well as Michael Platini’s plans for the future of European club football. We also look back at Conn’s two outstanding books and discuss his potential future writing plans.

HEAR MORE: Listen to our interview with Guardian writer Sid Lowe

David Conn attended Bury Grammar School before studying English Literature & Politics at the University of York. Conn has been named sports news reporter of the year three times, in 2004, 2009 and 2013, by the Sports Journalists Association, and has been named Football Writer of the Year by the Football Supporters Federation three times, in 2002, 2005 and 2009.

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