Biography of the Author John Duerden

John Duerden

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  1. Timo Werner is part of Chelsea's £200 million spending spree on new players

    Commentary: EPL clubs can't always count on expensive foreign players for success

    For the overall health of English football, it would be beneficial if EPL clubs looked for value buys lower down the country’s extensive football ...
  2. Premier League champions Liverpool face a fight from Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea

    Commentary: Liverpool will struggle to retain its title

    Liverpool were relentless last season but were also relatively fortunate in terms of injuries to key players, says John Duerden.
  3. The Premier League enjoys a big following in China

    Commentary: Are EPL broadcasting rights just too expensive for television now?

    Terminating its broadcasting contract with PPTV in China appears to have lose-lose prospects for the Premier League and its clubs, says John Duerden.
  4. Lionel Messi and Barcelona celebrate the 2011 Champions League final

    Commentary: Spanish domination of European football is nearing its end

    The near-absolute domination of Spanish teams in the Champions League may be over, with recent results proving that, says John Duerden.
  5. Ronaldo Messi composite

    Commentary: Messi and Ronaldo are the best ever. We will not see any more like them

    The level of success they have had and consistency at the top of their game is unparalleled, says John Duerden.
  6. Singaporean businessman Peter Lim (C), owner of Spanish La Liga football team Valencia and his wife

    Commentary: Peter Lim’s romance with owning a football club appears in trouble

    The Singaporean billionaire was seen as a saviour to get the club out of financial troubles, but now fans clamour for his departure, says John ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Mercedes' Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton (L)

    Commentary: Lewis Hamilton has dominated F1. But the sport has also gained from his success

    Having won five of the last six F1 titles, the British driver looks set for another championship having already won three of the four races this ...
  8. Serie A - Juventus v Lazio

    Commentary: Don't expect football clubs to splash big bucks this transfer window

    Although players have already changed teams since the window opened last week, most of these moves have been for free, says John Duerden.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.