Picking apart the bones of the 2012/2013 season at Newcastle United is a complicated and messy process. On the one hand, one could choose to sympathize with Alan Pardew, noting the one table the Geordies did manage to lead almost the entire season was the Premier League injury table. One could point to the infamous Europa […]
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With John Terry’s retirement from International football recently, how are England looking at the heart of their defence? Do they have the players to replace Terry, will he be a massive loss, or is his unavailability for Roy Hodgson’s lineup a blessing?
Two promising performances marked the start of Gordon Igesund’s Bafana Bafana reign. The result was never the focus in Brazil, with the wiser individual appreciating the performance and attitude in a tough fixture in Brazil for the first time in Bafana’s history.
Much noise was made last season about Paul Lambert’s tendency to adapt his tactics depending on the opposition. His modest Norwich side finished the season effectively tied 10th, with this ‘chameleon’ approach claiming wins over Tottenham, Villa, Swansea (twice) and Newcastle.
Branislav Ivanovic is a Chelsea cult hero. He’s also a world class defender. But is the Serbian defender a centre back who can reluctantly cover at right back, or a right back with the physical attributes to cover in central defence?
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Grant James is a professional football analyst and coach who holds an FA Level 2 Coaching License, FA Youth Module 2, CAF B License, the Prozone Level 3 in Performance Analysis and has a one-year diploma in Sports Coaching Science from ETA. All views are his own.
Ebrahim Sadien is an Italian football writer who also covers Bafana Bafana and local South African football.
Andy Forrester is a professional football match and opposition analyst based in Qatar. All views are his own.