John Barnes MBE in conversation with Angus Scott, sports TV presenter
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Tuesday 26 February 2019
6pm refreshments for 6.30pm event
The Stripe, King Alfred Quarter, Sparkford Road, SO22 4NR
John will share his experiences of playing top flight football, including 10 years with Liverpool and 79 caps for England, and of managing teams including the Jamaican national team. John is widely regarded as among the most talented players to wear an England shirt. He was twice voted Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year and was voted the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year in 1988 – an award voted for by his fellow professionals.
Since his playing days, John has worked as a commentator and pundit for a number of TV companies. He has appeared on a variety of TV programmes including Strictly Come Dancing and Who do you think you are? and has worked as a Save the Children Ambassador.
A Jamaican born Englishman, John has tackled racism throughout his career and he will share his insights into the causes and effects of racism in sport and society.
Angus Scott is a broadcaster and journalist who has worked on many TV programmes covering every sport. He currently presents sports programming at Al Jazeera and lectures part time at the University of Winchester on the Journalism courses.
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