Biography of the Author John Duerden

John Duerden

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  1. Manchester City's two-season ban from European competitions was lifted on Monday

    Commentary: There's good reason why football clubs shouldn't be allowed to spend excessively

    Manchester City’s legal victory at the Court of Arbitration for Sports on Monday may be its most important one yet, says John Duerden.
  2. Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool "will not stop" after ending a 30-year wait to win the English

    Commentary: The new era of English football belongs to Liverpool

    Manchester City remain the only credible threat to the Reds’ reign for the next few seasons, says John Duerden.
  3. Premier League stadiums will be missing their usual fan noise and colour when football resumes

    Commentary: As the EPL kicks off, be prepared for a very different second half

    If the Bundesliga provides any clues, expect not fully-fit players to run into injury woes, says John Duerden.
  4. Empty stands are set to become a regular sight as football league in Europe try to salvage their

    Commentary: The EPL needs extra-time before it can kick-off again

    There is no doubt that the EPL commencing phase one of “Project Restart” - its road map to a full return - is the easy part, says John Duerden.
  5. The English Premier League is to hold an emergency meeting after Mikel Arteta and Callum Hudson-Odoi

    Commentary: COVID-19 will plunge EPL clubs into financial woes

    With infections in Britain showing no signs of decreasing, the English Premier League has to either cancel the current season or delay its ...
  6. The Tokyo Olympics are set to start on Jul 24

    Commentary: Organisers may have little choice than to cancel the Tokyo Olympics

    With one of football’s biggest events, the European Championships, postponing its summer tournament by a year, pressure is building on the ...
  7. Wednesday's Manchester City v Arsenal Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium has been

    Commentary: To play or not to play. EPL forced to tackle COVID-19

    While playing behind closed doors had been likely, a series of infections in the EPL could see postponement of games as an emergency measure, says ...
  8. 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.
  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. Salah scored Liverpool's second goal in the first 13 minutes

    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 ...