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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No Neymar No Problem For Brazil As Firmino Jesus And Everton Steal The Show

No Neymar No Problem For Brazil As Firmino Jesus And Everton Steal The Show

Brazil lifted the Copa America for the first time since 2007, and were able to do so without their supposed star player, Neymar, and despite being dow ...
Messi Sees Red After Copa America Injustice – Messi’s Late Run

Messi Sees Red After Copa America Injustice – Messi’s Late Run

The headlines are always Messi, whether he does enough to make them or not. He’s marked out as the reason Argentina win or the reason they lose, often ...
Pulisic Pulls The Strings But United States Unconvincing vs Curacao

Pulisic Pulls The Strings But United States Unconvincing vs Curacao

Christian Pulisic bore down on goal in the opening two minutes of this clash against a Curacao side currently 79th in the FIFA rankings. He has Gya ...
11 Players To Watch At The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

11 Players To Watch At The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Bored with the Copa America already? Stars of the U21 Euros overhyped? Here's AFCON to save the day. Like its South American equivalent, the Afr ...
The Unfamiliar Teams With Some Familiar Names At The 2019 Gold Cup

The Unfamiliar Teams With Some Familiar Names At The 2019 Gold Cup

The Concacaf Gold Cup might be taking a back seat in an international break which includes the Women's World Cup, Copa America, and Africa Cup of Nati ...
8 Players To Watch At The 2019 Copa America

8 Players To Watch At The 2019 Copa America

2019 is a bumper year for international tournaments and the latest to get under way is the Copa America. This year's tournament will be held in Bra ...
United States U-20s Show Promising Signs For The Future

United States U-20s Show Promising Signs For The Future

It was always going to be the quarter-finals, wasn’t it? This talented group of potential future USMNT stars impressed, but didn’t progress, at lea ...
Tab Clear On United States Game Plan After Soto Sees Off Favourites

Tab Clear On United States Game Plan After Soto Sees Off Favourites

The United States advanced to the quarter-finals of the U-20 World Cup after seeing off one of the tournament favourites, France, in the Round of 16. ...
Liverpool & Origi Prove Finals Are For Fans

Liverpool & Origi Prove Finals Are For Fans

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool were the team that entertain everyone but win nothing. Were. For one night only they entertained no one but their own, but wo ...
Players To Watch At The 2019 U20 World Cup In Poland

Players To Watch At The 2019 U20 World Cup In Poland

The U20 World Cup gets underway in Poland this month, attracting scouts from across the world of football as they search for the next big thing. It ...
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