Biography of the Author John Duerden

John Duerden

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Protest (2) - A sign trailed by a plane flying over Elland Road before the match between Leeds and

    Commentary: Why were we shocked by the breakaway Super League? Football’s been dying for a while

    Many have come out to denounce the newly announced European Super League as greedy and ambitious, but their hands are not clean either, says John ...
  2. Britain Soccer Premier League

    Commentary: The English Premier League and European football have a disgusting racism problem

    Football authorities have pointed out that racism in the game reflects racism in society but the sport could work harder to become more inclusive, ...
  3. Singapore football national team

    Commentary: Can football deliver Singapore its sporting pride?

    The recently announced dream of Singapore qualifying for the 2034 World Cup is welcomed but John Duerden questions if it is both necessary and ...
  4. Britain Soccer Premier League

    Commentary: After three years of success, is Liverpool’s decline inevitable?

    There are multiple reasons for Liverpool’s recent poor form, but some changes could help rejuvenate the club, says John Duerden.
  5. Johor crown prince lost weight

    Commentary: Johor crown prince could take Valencia in the right direction

    Having transformed the club of his home state, Tunku Ismail, unlike current Valencia owner Peter Lim, has a track-record of football success, says ...
  6. lion city sailors

    Commentary: Could Sea Group’s Forrest Li be the next Singaporean owner of a global football club?

    Winning the Singapore Premier League could be the first step for Li and his club Lion City Sailors but his ambitions are bigger, says John Duerden.
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    Commentary: Rugby World Cup – Japan leads the line for Asia

    The 2019 Rugby World Cup held in Japan shows the country can become a force to be reckoned with, says John Duerden.
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    Commentary: Invincible Liverpool look set to regain past glory

    As the Reds emerge runaway leaders in the English Premier League, John Duerden says a lack of squad depth could be the only stumbling block to a ...
  9. Singapore's Irfan Fandi is tackled during a SEA Games 2019 match against Laos on Nov 26, 2019

    Commentary: Is it mission impossible for Young Lions at the SEA Games?

    Despite a cohesive and talented squad, the competition Singapore’s Young Lions face in the tournament could just be too much, says John Duerden.
  10. Euro 2020 England

    Commentary: What stands in the way of England winning Euro 2020?

    Gareth Southgate will need to shore up a shaky defence, as England gets ready to take on the big guns on home soil next summer, says John Duerden.