Dan Freedman was born in London in 1977 and has been obsessed with football from a very young age. His passion was a constant through school and university and led him to doing work experience at Arsenal FC, Radio Five LIVE, Carlton TV, Mail on Sunday and Sky Sports. Dan joined The FA in 2000, becoming editor of their website. As Editor, his job was to bring to life for the public what goes on behind the scenes and to give the players and coaches the platform to talk directly to the fans. He also wrote all the programmes for England matches and The FA Cup Final and toured with the England team during two World Cups and the European Championships.