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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance footballer writer for FourFourTwo and various others. He is based in London, England.

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Articles by Greg Lea

Why has no team retained the Premier League title since Manchester United in 2009?

From the perspective of everyone but Chelsea fans, it was a shame that the 2016/17 Premier League campaign did not feature much of a title race. Anton...

Remembering Kaka's 2007 Ballon d'Or triumph - the last man other than Messi and Ronaldo to win the award

In January, it seems pretty safe to say that either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo will win the Ballon d’Or. The Barcelona and Real Madrid su...

The time has come for a winter break in the Premier League

Jurgen Klopp, Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola were just some of the high-profile managers to rally against England's football calendar last season. Th...

Why Tony Pulis will always be a man in demand in the Premier League

West Bromwich Albion may have taken their foot off their gas after hitting the 40-point mark last season, but the most important thing was that they r...

Antonio Conte still yet to make an impression on the Champions League

Antonio Conte's decision to switch from a 4-1-4-1 formation to a 3-4-2-1 in the 55th minute of Chelsea's 3-0 defeat by Arsenal in September proved to ...

Remembering the legendary Cruyff turn, on this day in 1974

Johan Cruyff is probably not the best player of all time, but it is difficult to identify a more influential figure in the history of the game. A deep...