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On Saturday 6 August a new season begins. And on Friday 5 August we're having an eve-of-season party. Expect to be entertained and inspired in equal measure.
Headlined by the brilliant comedy and biting commentary of Mark Steel. With poetry from the legendary Attila the Stockbroker. And opening the show one of the hottest names in spoken word Skint and Demoralised. While filling the dancefloor late into the night, a DJ set by Rhoda Dakar. With a 1986 indie-upbeat DJ set to take you back 25 years provided by Melstars.
Opening roundtable on 'Football, Finances and Own Goals' . With Panoroma's Andrew Jennings talking about his investigations into FIFA corruption; Kris Stewart, one of the founders of the club and their first Chief Executive on the AFC Wimbledon story; Football academic and co-author of 'The Football Nation' John Williams offers a critique of The Premiership monster plus Aditya Chakrabortty, economics writer on the Guardian making the case for a 'Rooney Tax'.
Presented in association with the PCS Trade Union the party is also a celebration of 25 years of the football fanzine When Saturday Comes being half-decent.
At the recently refurbished theatre-pub The New Red Lion 271 City Road, London EC1V 4LA. Nearest tube The Angel. Show starts 7.15pm.