Football writer, author of Behind the Curtain, Inverting the Pyramid, Anatomy of England, Nobody Ever Says Thank You and The Outsider; editor of The Blizzard.

All-action Jordan Henderson revels as Jurgen Klopp's holding midfielder vs. Chelsea - This Is Anfield

thisisanfield.com — Jonathan Wilson on Jordan Henderson's all-action midfield display and the Liverpool captain's role as the holding midfield player for Jurgen Klopp. The commonly held view was that Jordan Henderson had answered his critics. He scored a brilliant goal - not just a long-range strike but one that was guided up and around Thibaut Courtois into the very top corner.

Issue Twenty Two of The Blizzard - The Football Magazine Quarterly

Transitions, pressing and balance: Jurgen Klopp knows where Liverpool can improve despite Arsenal victory

thisisanfield.com — Football writer and author Jonathan Wilson joins This Is Anfield to analyse the Reds' opening day performance and Jurgen Klopp's tactics against Arsenal. Where to begin? There are certain games that seem to defy rational analysis and, even allowing for the fact that Jurgen Klopp 's approach probably lends itself to the frenetic, Liverpool's opening match of the season was one from which you'd be reluctant to draw firm conclusions, tactical or otherwise.

How Chris Coleman galvanised wondeful Wales

scotsman.com — Nine years ago on Monday, Chris Coleman was appointed manager of Real Sociedad. It was not a happy experience. Although he picked up 31 points from 21 games before being dismissed the following January, his time in San Sebastian has come to be remembered for one incident that happened towards the end of the November.

Photographers learn to paint with light in historic Laurel Hill Cemetery

newsworks.org — Viewfinders Ornate gravestones cast long shadows as 14 photo enthusiasts set out on foot from the gatehouse at Laurel Hill Cemetery on a Friday evening in early June. Toting tripods, cameras and flashlights, the photographers were there for a guided tour and lessons in painting with light.

Meticulous Machinations and Spanish Unease: Previewing Italy vs. Spain

sports.vice.com — This article originally appeared on VICE Sports UK. Antonio Conte is so meticulous - or paranoid - that he only lets a close core of his coaching staff watch his tactical sessions with his players. He knows that the one great strength of what is generally recognised as the weakest Italy squad in decades is his acumen.

Meticulous Machinations and Spanish Unease: Previewing Italy vs. Spain

sports.vice.com — Antonio Conte is so meticulous - or paranoid - that he only lets a close core of his coaching staff watch his tactical sessions with his players. He knows that the one great strength of what is generally recognised as the weakest Italy squad in decades is his acumen.

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Issue Nine of The Blizzard

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Sep 26, 2016

Does this mean we can have Sam back at Sunderland?

Sep 26, 2016

@IanPlayfair I agree but look at pics from late 72; a definite sobering of approach.

Sep 26, 2016

The more I think about it, the odder it seems that Roland Barthes never wrote about the semiotics of Willie Morgan's hair.

Sep 26, 2016

Why did Willie Morgan make his hair more sensible in the middle of 1972? Was it indicative of United's decreasing self-confidence?

Sep 26, 2016

...my copyeditor queries whether Willie Morgan's hair could by late 1972 justifiably be described as 'complicated'.

Sep 26, 2016

A very difficult five minutes: I discover Gregg's have discontinued ham & pease pudding stotties just as...

Sep 26, 2016

@davidpreece12 I forgave that. It's an emotional time for all of us.


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