5 live to record gaming programme from National Football Museum

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by David Prior

BBC Radio 5 live is to look at the rise of football gaming in a special programme to be recorded live at the National Football Museum in Manchester this evening.

The programme will look at how the likes of FIFA and Football Manager have turned into the gaming titans of today, and will speak to some of the key industry figures and players.

Guests will include England and Man City women’s captain Steph Houghton, YouTuber Spencer Owen and Miles Jacobson, the head of Sports Interactive, who make Football Manager.

It will be recorded between 6 and 8pm tonight with the final programme aired on 5 live at 7.30pm on Thursday.