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Chief Football Writer — Guardian, The Observer

Chief football writer for @Guardian and Observer, author of Deep into the Forest, This is the One and Squeaky Bum Time, NFFC supporter, petty pilferer

Arsène Wenger calls players naive after Arsenal lose to Manchester United

theguardian.com — Arsène Wenger accused his players of being "naive" after a 2-1 defeat to Manchester United that left Arsenal 15 points behind Chelsea at the top of the table and resulted in another show of mutiny against him from sections of the crowd.

Liverpool are suffering in absence of Luis Suárez, their brilliant swine

theguardian.com — Did you know that eight different books have been released to commemorate the story of Liverpool's second-placed finish in the Premier League and how close they came to re-establishing themselves as the champions last season?

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United

theguardian.com — In the history of this fixture, the moment when Wojciech Szczesny went to punch a cross and collided with his team-mate Kieran Gibbs will not count among the great pieces of drama, perhaps, that Arsenal versus Manchester United have previously conjured up.

Roy Hodgson happy for England senior squad to be picked for Under-21s

theguardian.com — Roy Hodgson has promised he will allow Gareth Southgate to remove players from the England team for the Under-21 European Championship next summer in a calculated gamble that is likely to involve at least four players from the senior squad dropping to the younger level.

Scotland 1-3 England | international friendly match report | Football | The Guardian

theguardian.com — For a few moments England had toyed with the idea of making it a more difficult night than necessary. Andy Robertson had just scored a goal that seemed utterly incongruous to the rest of Scotland's performance and, briefly, the crowd sensed an improbable comeback.

Scotland v England - live webchat

theguardian.com — Our chief football writer will be online from 3.30pm GMT to discuss tonight's match at Celtic Park

Roy Hodgson expects Scottish edge in England game

theguardian.com — It probably offers a small insight into what England can expect on their first visit to Scotland for 15 years that a member of their entourage from the last time they ventured north of the border could be found outside Celtic Park reminiscing about the wake-up call that had been reserved for Kevin Keegan's team.

Roy Hodgson admits England’s pitch problems after victory over Slovenia

theguardian.com — Perhaps the strangest moment of England's latest amble through this qualifying process came an hour or so after the final whistle, deep in the bowels of Wembley, as the Slovenia manager, Srecko Katanec, and his official spokesman, Matjaz Krajnik, tried to explain what had gone wrong with their preparations and, in the process, highlighted the bureaucracy of the people in Uefa blazers.

England 3-1 Slovenia | Euro 2016 qualifier match report | Football | The Guardian

theguardian.com — For a long while, the story of this match could be accurately be told by the fact the scoring came via, in order, an own-goal, a penalty and then a mis-kick.

Adrian Doherty: the lost star of Manchester United’s class of 92

theguardian.com — The chances are you might never have heard of Adrian Doherty, let alone remember him play football. Yet if you had seen him, it is also fair to say you might never have forgotten what it was like when he had a ball at his feet.
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Nov 22, 2014

Weekend column: Liverpool, post-Suarez, going back to Selhurst Park, a very different team now. gu.com/p/43h2a

Nov 22, 2014

Wenger finally sums it up in six words. "Defensively, we were a bit naive."

Nov 22, 2014

Wenger says Szczesny injury is "not bad" but no early news yet on Wilshere's ankle.

Nov 22, 2014

Wenger in now. "It's a game we dominated 80 per cent of the time. Their keeper was man of the match, that tells you the story of the game."

Nov 22, 2014

Van Gaal not totally satisfied with De Gea. Says he has many qualities but needs to improve in other areas. "I'm not praising, believe me."

Nov 22, 2014

Van Gaal reflecting on MUFC injury list: "It's unbelievably difficult to create consistency when I have to change my line-up every week."

Nov 22, 2014

Van Gaal press conference starting here. "I have to say the first 25 minutes we gave the ball away so easily it's not possible . ."

Nov 22, 2014

Arsenal fans behind dugout holding up posters with "Enough is Enough - Wenger Out". Seems like a recurring theme here.

Nov 22, 2014

Luke Shaw going off means Louis van Gaal has now had 40 different injuries to players in his four months at #MUFC

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