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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Luis Alberto’s Lazio Form Deserves Spain Call-Up And Second Cap

Luis Alberto’s Lazio Form Deserves Spain Call-Up And Second Cap

By James Nalton. Luis Alberto has not taken to the field for Spain since he played 16 minutes in a 5-0 drubbing of Costa Rica back in November 2017 ...
Filip Kostic Is Now The Star Of The Show At Eintracht Frankfurt

Filip Kostic Is Now The Star Of The Show At Eintracht Frankfurt

By James Nalton. Eintracht Frankfurt lost the core of their attack this summer when Ante Rebić, Luka Jović, and Sébastien Haller departed for AC Mi ...
Lejeune Late Show For Newcastle Stuns Everton

Lejeune Late Show For Newcastle Stuns Everton

By James Nalton at Goodison Park. Substitute Florian Lejeune stepped forward in injury time to secure a point for Newcastle in dramatic circumstanc ...
10 Players To Watch In South American Olympic Qualifying

10 Players To Watch In South American Olympic Qualifying

By James Nalton. The South American Olympic football tournament is back, as each nation selects a team of players born on or after January 1, 1997 ...
Calvert-Lewin Heads Everton Winner In Ancelotti’s First Game

Calvert-Lewin Heads Everton Winner In Ancelotti’s First Game

A Dominic Calvert-Lewin header saw Carlo Ancelotti pick up all three points in his first game as Everton manager following a tough Boxing Day encounte ...
John Herdman: Kaye Key As Canada Look To Cause USA More Problems

John Herdman: Kaye Key As Canada Look To Cause USA More Problems

By James Nalton, with reporting from Thomas Nef in Canada. The Canada men's national team is looking to improve on last month’s victory against the ...
9 Players To Watch At The 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations

9 Players To Watch At The 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations

By James Nalton. The 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations kicks off in Egypt this week when a host of young stars will be looking to make an impression ...
CPL Forges New Competition To Drive Fresh Optimism In Canadian Soccer

CPL Forges New Competition To Drive Fresh Optimism In Canadian Soccer

By James Nalton, with reporting from Thomas Nef at Spruce Meadows, Alberta, Canada. The Canadian Premier League had been building up to kick-off fo ...
A Union In Berlin: Bundesliga Prepares For First Berlin Derby

A Union In Berlin: Bundesliga Prepares For First Berlin Derby

By James Nalton. Berlin will witness its first-ever east-west derby in the Bundesliga this weekend when Union Berlin host Hertha BSC on Saturday. ...
Dinamo Batumi Out To Make History In Georgia’s Erovnuli Liga

Dinamo Batumi Out To Make History In Georgia’s Erovnuli Liga

By James Nalton, with Edoardo Ciampelletti. Georgia is well known in the wider sporting world for extraordinary weightlifters and talented wrestler ...
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