Paul Merson is Coming to Leicester

Kong Events hosts a Q&A with Paul Merson

Friday 20th March 2015

At the Grosvnor Casino, Leicester Kong Events will be hosting a question and answer event with the football legend Paul Merson in March 2015.

Footballer star Paul Merson was born in London and started his football career playing for Arsenal as an apprentice in 1984 and made it onto the team two years later playing the midfielder or forward position. He got voted as PFE Young Player of the year and scored a total of ninety nine goals for Arsenal alone, Paul was sold to Middlesbrough for £5 million making him the most expensive player ever signed by a non-Premiership football club. Merson also went on to play for Aston Villa, Portsmouth, Walsall (where he was offered the manager’s spot), Tamworth and Welshpool Town.

Paul ended his career and went onto writing a column for the Official Arsenal Football Club magazine and presenting Sky Sports but still continued to play for the England Legends. He now writes a weekly column for the Daily Star’s called ‘Seriously Football’ and continues to work with John Fendley on the Sky Sports TV programme ‘Fantasy Football Club’.

Come and see Paul Merson and find out about the different football and personal stories he has to offer. The event will be held is the Grosvnor Casino on the 20th March 2015 hosted by Kong Events.

For more information on this event and all details for purchasing your ticket please see our website or email or alternatively you can call 01163 033289.


Notes to editors

Kong Events Ltd is a fast growing Leicestershire-based enterprise that provides businesses, brands and individuals high-quality events management services. Most notably, K Kong brought ‘Iron Mike’ Tyson to the city and hosts a number of additional sporting and celebrity events every year. And was also behind the team to put LMF together.

Providing unrivalled and bespoke events services across the East Midlands, Kong caters for the needs of a wide range of its clients. Always placing innovation and dynamism at the heart of any event, the team’s infectious passion and renowned expertise makes them a leader in hospitality, the region over.

Part of Kong’s senior management team includes the highly-esteemed Steve Walsh. The ex-Leicester City captain and football legend was voted in a local BBC poll as ‘the fans’ all time cult hero and a true ambassador for the club and city of Leicester’.

With a sporting background spanning 21 years, as captain Steve guided Leicester City FC to the Premiership and into Europe for the very first time in the club’s history with his two goals against Derby County in the play- offs final in 1994. Since hanging up his boots in 2001, Steve has been involved in organising numerous sporting events across the country and teamed up with Shane Whitfield Director of JSS Drinks Distribution Ltd, one of the biggest drinks suppliers in the city of Leicester, to develop an exceptionally well-connected, creative and results-oriented events company.


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