Biography of the Author John Duerden

John Duerden

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

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  1. Hougang v Tampines

    Commentary: Great that Tampines Rovers is playing with the best in Asia. But what will that do for local football?

    After a decade, Tampines Rovers becomes the first local team to compete in Asia’s premier football competition. But that isn’t enough, says John ...
  2. People gather to mourn the death of soccer legend Diego Maradona, outside the Diego Armando Maradon

    Commentary: Maradona was a great footballer, but he was also much more

    The 60-year old’s passing on Wednesday reveals how the adulation of him is unprecedented and rightly so, says John Duerden.
  3. Salim Moin

    Commentary: Salim Moin’s death reminds us of a rare breed of Singapore footballers

    The former player’s sudden passing away on Saturday reminds us of the days when local footballers brought Singapore together, says John Duerden.
  4. "Project Big Picture" was rejected by Premier League clubs on Wednesday

    Commentary: Liverpool and Man Utd have a plan to save smaller English clubs. But no one is trusting them

    English football’s two biggest clubs have come up with Project Big Picture to restructure the sport, but have been accused of acting in ...
  5. Britain Soccer Premier League

    Commentary: Can we expect another fairy-tale EPL season?

    It may still be early days but John Duerden feels that we may have an unexpected EPL winner this season just like Leicester City did in 2016.
  6. Premier League - Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United

    Commentary: What is behind the EPL’s record goals haul this season?

    The average goals per game in the 28 games so far this season is by some distance the highest average in the league’s history, beating the ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.