Author: James Nalton

Turning football into words. WFI editor, writer for the Morning Star newspaper, & sports journalist for various outlets. Mostly tactics, match reports, and scouting across the world of football.

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New Look Everton Find A New Way Forward

New Look Everton Find A New Way Forward

By James Nalton. The graphic below from the Twenty3 Toolbox compares Everton's passing network from the whole of last season to that from their fir [...]
Georginio Wijnaldum Could Be As Important For Barcelona As He Has Been For Liverpool

Georginio Wijnaldum Could Be As Important For Barcelona As He Has Been For Liverpool

By James Nalton. Georginio Wijnaldum has played an important part in Jürgen Klopp's first wave of success at Liverpool, but if the club need to sel [...]
James Rodriguez Transfer Will See Everton Sign Star Quality For Just €25m

James Rodriguez Transfer Will See Everton Sign Star Quality For Just €25m

By James Nalton. There was a reason Real Madrid were so desperate to sign James Rodriguez in the summer of 2014, and that reason wasn't just becaus [...]
Improved Paredes Plots PSG’s Path To Champions League Final

Improved Paredes Plots PSG’s Path To Champions League Final

By James Nalton. Regardless of what happens in the 2020 Champions League final, Paris Saint-Germain's progress to this stage for the first time in [...]
Why The Dislike For RB Leipzig?

Why The Dislike For RB Leipzig?

By James Nalton. RB Leipzig are far from The Baddest Football Club in the World, but that means little given the competition for this particular ti [...]
San Jose Earthquakes Tactics – MLS Entertainers Exit At Quarterfinals Stage

San Jose Earthquakes Tactics – MLS Entertainers Exit At Quarterfinals Stage

By James Nalton. San Jose Earthquakes' performance at the MLS is Back tournament was almost a microcosm of their 2019 Major League Soccer season. A [...]
Thiago To Liverpool: Should He Stay Or Should He Go?

Thiago To Liverpool: Should He Stay Or Should He Go?

The future of FC Bayern’s Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara is set to be one of the highest-profile transfer sagas of the summer, whethe [...]
Richarlison Header Gives Everton Much-Needed Win To Restore Some Pride

Richarlison Header Gives Everton Much-Needed Win To Restore Some Pride

Sheffield United 0, Everton 1 By Alan Feehely. An excellent Richarlison header sealed three points for Everton in South Yorkshire on Monday evenin [...]
Christian Pulisic Stats Show Post-Lockdown Progression At Chelsea

Christian Pulisic Stats Show Post-Lockdown Progression At Chelsea

By James Nalton. Christian Pulisic’s right-footed cross from the left wing during Chelsea's recent meeting with Norwich, curling away from the defe [...]
Mason Greenwood: The Certain Star In Manchester’s New GMR

Mason Greenwood: The Certain Star In Manchester’s New GMR

By James Nalton. Mason Greenwood proved once again that he is one of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s most valuable players, opening the scoring and register [...]
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