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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Scouting Sketch: Thilo Kehrer – Paris Saint-Germain

Scouting Sketch: Thilo Kehrer – Paris Saint-Germain

Thilo Kehrer was one of the standout players for Paris Saint-Germain as they secured an important Champions League win against Liverpool. The lates ...
Boos As Neymar Injured After Eight As Brazil Beat Cameroon

Boos As Neymar Injured After Eight As Brazil Beat Cameroon

Football fans at the Stadium MK were disappointed as Neymar left the field injured with just over five minutes of the game gone. But they were stil ...
Scouting Sketch: Trent Alexander-Arnold – Liverpool

Scouting Sketch: Trent Alexander-Arnold – Liverpool

It's easy to forget that Trent Alexander-Arnold has only just turned 20 years old. His performances last season for Liverpool saw him become their fir ...
Manchester City Dominance Shouldn’t Ruin Rivals’ Football Fun

Manchester City Dominance Shouldn’t Ruin Rivals’ Football Fun

Some of Manchester City’s play drew laughter from the stands as they toyed with Southampton at the Etihad Stadium this weekend. As has become the n ...
Classy Andre Gomes Can Help Marco Silva Instil His Style At Everton

Classy Andre Gomes Can Help Marco Silva Instil His Style At Everton

Everton 2, Crystal Palace 0. By James Nalton at Goodison Park. Supersubs Ademola Lookman, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, and Cenk Tosun fired Everton to ...
Nathaniel Chalobah: Moulded By Sarri & Napoli For Southgate’s England

Nathaniel Chalobah: Moulded By Sarri & Napoli For Southgate’s England

Nathaniel Chalobah is probably recognised more by the people of Naples than he is by those in London. While much of the focus on England’s new gene ...
Harvey Barnes – Worth A Shot For England

Harvey Barnes – Worth A Shot For England

Shot being the operative word. 20-year-old Harvey Barnes, the Leicester attacking midfielder on loan in the Championship with West Bromwich Albion, ha ...
Ancelotti’s Adaptation Might Not Be Enough For Napoli

Ancelotti’s Adaptation Might Not Be Enough For Napoli

The Naples Narrative says Maurizio Sarri should not have been allowed to leave. Or rather, he should have been given the incentive, the encouragement ...
Ancelotti’s New Napoli Or More Sarrismo For Liverpool?

Ancelotti’s New Napoli Or More Sarrismo For Liverpool?

When Liverpool face Napoli in the Champions League it will be their third game in the space of a week. The first two were against Maurizio Sarri sides ...
Canada Look To Assert Authority In CONCACAF Nations League Qualifying

Canada Look To Assert Authority In CONCACAF Nations League Qualifying

Canada began its CONCACAF Nations League qualifying campaign with a record 8-0 win against the U.S Virgin Islands, and the team used some interesting ...
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