Holding Midfield

World Cup 2010 Awards

With the first African World Cup now over, it's time to pass judgement. Here is my own humble awards ceremony. Player of the Tournament Made an erratic if impressive showing at his first World Cup as a left winger, 4 years on and Bastian Schweinsteiger has matured into an accomplished holding…

5 Great Strike Partnerships

Dennis Bergkamp/ Thierry Henry (Arsenal) Neither Bergkamp or Henry could be described as orthodox strikers; originally a winger, Henry took  position out towards the left, coming inside on his favoured right foot, while Bergkamp played in a withdrawn role. Both were blessed with sublime skill and complimented each other brilliantly,…