Author: Grant Jendo

A not-at-all bitter Scotsman that loves the global game, from Scottish juniors to Spanish Galácticos. Also edits for fun, like a weirdo.

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Is Ryan Sessegnon Ready for England? Are England Ready for Him?

Is Ryan Sessegnon Ready for England? Are England Ready for Him?

While the retort to anything in this article could be Theo Walcott, 2006, or quite simply no, the fact that “The best current left-sided English playe ...
“He’s got to do better there” – How Football Punditry Is Eating Itself

“He’s got to do better there” – How Football Punditry Is Eating Itself

As a rule, I tend not to write in the first person, but as you can see, I’ve already broken it. I do so to provide a disclaimer: I’m not going to have ...
No Square Peg: Ashley Young’s Impressive United Renaissance Rolls On

No Square Peg: Ashley Young’s Impressive United Renaissance Rolls On

In a Manchester United side featuring Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial et al, few expected Ashley Young to be the difference maker against a ...
Brazilian Media Convinced That Coutinho is Barcelona Bound

Brazilian Media Convinced That Coutinho is Barcelona Bound

According to Globo Esporte, ESPN Brasil, FOX Sports Brasil, UOL, and Esporte Interactivo, the sale of Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho is edging ever clo ...
Dani Ceballos – Future-proofing Real Madrid’s Midfield

Dani Ceballos – Future-proofing Real Madrid’s Midfield

Casemiro, Kroos, Modrić; the BBC ahead of them. That’s how it was, and - for many - that’s how it ought to be. If last season taught us anything ...
Fuzzy Memory: A Tribute to Players in Pre-HD

Fuzzy Memory: A Tribute to Players in Pre-HD

  By the time they got there it was dark of night. He held the boy's hand and kicked up limbs and brush and got a fire going. The wood was damp ...
Ryan Fraser: How The Wee Man Made His Way to the Big Stage

Ryan Fraser: How The Wee Man Made His Way to the Big Stage

For many Scotland fans, Ryan Fraser has long been part of the precocious list of potential saviours, but he’s only recently announced himself to the f ...
Real Madrid’s Ball Whisperer: Can Isco’s Genius Overcome the Politics of Perez?

Real Madrid’s Ball Whisperer: Can Isco’s Genius Overcome the Politics of Perez?

At the age of twenty-five, with two Champions League medals already on his CV and another final on the horizon, Isco can no longer be considered a pro ...
Celtic’s Kieran Tierney Proves That If You’re Good Enough, You’re Old Enough

Celtic’s Kieran Tierney Proves That If You’re Good Enough, You’re Old Enough

Grant Jendo takes an in-depth look at Kieran Tierney's journey from the Isle of Man to the Scotland national team, and a rise in status which has seen ...
Scotland’s Defence Going Forward: More Than Hanley To Blame

Scotland’s Defence Going Forward: More Than Hanley To Blame

To say Scotland’s win in Malta was fortuitous would be an overstatement; to call it dominant would be the same. Yes, the scoreline read 1-5 at the ...
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