David Conn Biography

( 1965 - )
December 18, 2018
First published on:December 18, 2018
by Sam

Facts of David Conn

Date of Birth: 1965, December
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Birth Name David Conn
Birth Place Salford, United Kingdom
Famous Name David Conn
Salary $28,035 dollars
School Location Bury, Greater Manchester
No. of Twitter Followers 111k
Nationality British
Profession sports journalist and writer
Famous for sports journalism and writing
Started career as writer
Currently Working For The Guardian
University attended University of York
School attended Bury Grammar School

David Conn is a British professional sports journalist and writer who mainly writes on football. He is one the most influential writers in Britain and currently works for The Guardian.

 

As a sports journalist and writer, David Conn reportedly earns around $28,035 dollars as his yearly salary from The Guardian. His net worth is yet to be estimated.

David Conn's Early Life

David Conn was born in 1965, in Salford, United Kingdom. As per his nationality, he is British.

David Conn attended Bury Grammar School located in Bury, Greater Manchester. After completing high school, David Conn enrolled at the University of York and studied English Literature and Politics.

David Conn's Professional Life

David Conn began his career in sports writing, mainly on football. Till now, he has written four books, namely The Football Business: Fair Game in the '90s? (1998), The Beautiful Game: Searching for the Soul of Football (2005) and Richer Than God: Manchester City, Modern Football and Growing Up (2012). These three books show the influence of money on modern day football in England.

CAPTION: British Sportswriter David Conn SOURCE: The False Nine

Conn's fourth book, The Fall of the House of Fifa, was published in June 2017 and shows the corruption on world football's governing bodies, relating to Fifa's history and stated purpose to be a force for good in the world. He further ghost-wrote the autobiographies of the 100m hurdles world record holder, Colin Jackson as well as of former Manchester United player, Lee Sharpe.

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Conn is one of the most influential writers in Britain and has been named sports news reporter of the year three times, in 2004, 2009 and 2013, by the Sports Journalists Association. Further, he has been named Football Writer of the Year by the Football Supporters Federation three times, in 2002, 2005 and 2009. In 2013, he was named Sports Journalist of the Year in the Press Gazette British Journalism Awards. 

CAPTION: British Sportswriter David Conn SOURCE: Press Gazette

His 2009 article for the Guardian focusing on the details of the bereaved Hillsborough families' continuing campaign for justice prompted the then Labour ministers Andy Burnham and Maria Eagle to press for all official document relating to the disaster to be released. In 2011, he further presented a BBC documentary which looked into the ownership issues of Leeds United.

David Conn's Personal Life

Speaking of David Conn's personal life, there is no information available. Conn hasn't revealed anything about his relationships and affairs. He has posted mainly about football on his Twitter but not even a slight clue about his relationship status.

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Therefore, we can assume that he is currently more focussed in his career in sports journalism than any dating affairs.

David Conn's Salary and Net Worth

David Conn has an average salary of $28,035 dollars annually from The Guardian. However, there is no information regarding his net worth and his personal assets. So, his net worth is yet to be estimated.

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Other than being a famous sports journalist, David Conn is pretty famous in social media. He has 111k followers on Twitter.


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