Two paid freelance sports reporting contracts are being offered to young journalists in a competition run by Kick It Out and the Football Supporters' Federation (FSF).

Each winner will get a contract to write five articles covering the Fans for Diversity campaign, with a cheque for £500. It will include comment pieces on the work of the two organisations.

To enter, you must submit a 600-800 word comment piece on the issues of football, fans and diversity. It should reference the Fans for Diversity campaign.

The deadline is Friday, March 20. Send your article and a CV to

Six candidates will be chosen for a shortlist, and will be invited to an interview with representatives of Kick It Out, the FSF and two national newspapers.

All entries will be considered for publication on the organisations' websites.

Win a freelance sports journalism contract