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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Euro 2020: Romelu Lukaku’s Goals Of Hope And Defiance In Saint Petersburg

Euro 2020: Romelu Lukaku’s Goals Of Hope And Defiance In Saint Petersburg

By James Nalton. Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku provided a glimmer of hope and defiance during a weekend of football fraught with unsavoury and dist [...]
Carles Gil’s Extraordinary Start And Other Early Season MLS 2021 Stats Leaders

Carles Gil’s Extraordinary Start And Other Early Season MLS 2021 Stats Leaders

By James Nalton. It's been an entertaining start to Major League Soccer in 2021 as fans have been able to return to stadiums ahead of a full season [...]
The 2026 World Cup And A Chance To Shape US Soccer Beyond MLS – But Beware Of Copying Europe

The 2026 World Cup And A Chance To Shape US Soccer Beyond MLS – But Beware Of Copying Europe

By James Nalton. 1994 World Cup changed the face of domestic soccer* in the United States. Could the 2026 World Cup facilitate the next step? As [...]
Get Into MLS – 5 Points Of Interest Ahead Of The 2021 Season

Get Into MLS – 5 Points Of Interest Ahead Of The 2021 Season

By James Nalton. The 2021 Major League Soccer season starts this week when Houston Dynamo face San Jose Earthquakes on Friday night (or early Satur [...]
MLS, The Championship, Barnsley, And The Right Way To Play Football

MLS, The Championship, Barnsley, And The Right Way To Play Football

By James Nalton. Major League Soccer and the EFL Championship are often considered to be on a similar level in terms of quality, so it was initiall [...]
Liverpool’s Title Defence Failing As Brighton Come Good

Liverpool’s Title Defence Failing As Brighton Come Good

Brighton and Hove Albion saw off Liverpool with an impressive display at Anfield, leaving the defending champions seven points behind Manchester City [...]
Jordan Morris Swansea Loan Is An Ideal Move For Club And Player

Jordan Morris Swansea Loan Is An Ideal Move For Club And Player

By James Nalton. Jordan Morris is in line to make his Swansea City debut on Wednesday night in the Welsh club’s Championship fixture at home to Bre [...]
Transfer Tug Of War For Moisés Caicedo – Atlanta And Man United Linked

Transfer Tug Of War For Moisés Caicedo – Atlanta And Man United Linked

By James Nalton. Moisés Caicedo's move from Independiente del Valle (IDV) is featuring on transfer rumour pages on both sides of the Atlantic, with [...]
Bryan Reynolds: Dynamic Dallas Right-Back Could Be Juventus’ Next American Star

Bryan Reynolds: Dynamic Dallas Right-Back Could Be Juventus’ Next American Star

By James Nalton. Bryan Reynolds looks set to become the latest American to make the step up from Major League Soccer to European football. Defen [...]
Moises Caicedo: Man United Close In On £4.5m Transfer For Ecuador’s Wonderkid

Moises Caicedo: Man United Close In On £4.5m Transfer For Ecuador’s Wonderkid

By James Nalton. Ecuadorian midfielder Moisés Caicedo is on the brink of a January transfer to Manchester United after the club agreed terms with t [...]
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