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Friend of Tortoise Exclusive

Three Lions on a shirt: Mark Pougatch in conversation with Paul Hayward

Three Lions on a shirt: Mark Pougatch in conversation with Paul Hayward

This event is exclusive to Friends of Tortoise

Tortoise Lates: The beautiful game

An evening of conversation, ideas and entertainment, new and exclusively for Tortoise members. 

A night to celebrate the players, the fans and the story of English football.

As the world gets ready for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, sports writer Paul Hayward’s new book – ‘England Football, The Biography 1872-2022’– is a compelling and unmissable account of the story of the England men’s football team. From the managers and coaches, to the players on the pitch – Who are the stars of the England team, and who are the forgotten heroes? Join us as we explore the complete story of the England football team, and how the teams of the past shaped the squad of today.

invited experts

Mark Pougatch
Broadcaster & guest Editor

Paul Hayward
Author & Sports Editor, Tortoise