Football / International / Opinion / Premier League

Why Jordan Henderson will be England’s next stalwart

The English national side are moving swiftly towards a watershed moment. With the core of their side (Gerrard, Lampard, Cole and Carrick) all nearing international retirement, the next group of players to break into the side will likely remain there for the next decade. In light of this, the focus on the Premier League’s young, … Continue reading

Bundesliga / Football / International / Youth

UEFA U21 Championship’s 21 to watch

This post was published on Tomorrow will see the UEFA Under – 21 Championships kick off in Israel, and promises to display some of the hottest young talent in Europe. The last tournament, in 2011 in Denmark, gave us our first taste of players like David De Gea, Xherdan Shaquiri and Kolbeinn Sigthórsson on … Continue reading

Football / International

The importance of dual nationalities

Read this on Back Page Football: Recently, there has been a discussion on the so called “minnows” of international football, and whether or not they should go through a pre-qualifying tournament among themselves to reduce the number of lower-caste sides eligible, if any at all. I am of the opinion that the very nature of … Continue reading