In defence of the defence

By Owen Morgan Danny Mills, summarising for BBC Radio 5 Live’s commentary of Arsenal’s 3-3 draw with Fulham on Saturday, despairingly commented that “the art of defending seems to have gone completely out of the window”. Various statistics corroborate Mills’, not uncommon, view on the standard of defending in the…

The South American Model

By Kane Prior Football in South America is huge. Wherever you go, kids are playing on the streets hoping to be the new “Maradona”, “Pele” or even the new “Messi” (remembering the original Messi is still only 24). This love affair with football saw the continent start to produce more…