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James Yorke is the managing editor of Statsbomb and a freelance writer. He is based in England.

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Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea and Arsenal need to bounce forward in top-four race

It is hard to believe that we are only a shade over two years on from Leicester City’s improbable Premier League title. Everything that has happ...

Belgium

This World Cup proves that the margin between the best international sides is small

As the World Cup moves towards an end, it’s fascinating to reflect on how small the margins have been between success and failure. The four team...

Ramos

Age likely to count as the World Cup knockout phase approaches

 As the group stage of the World Cup comes to an end, the reality of winning this competition emerges in the forefront of the minds of the remain...

Messi

After crushing Croatia defeat, where do Argentina go from here?

Argentina’s 3-0 defeat by Croatia has taken their destiny in this World Cup out of their hands and provided the competition with its first real ...

Gabriel Jesus

Why Gabriel Jesus would be a smart pick for the World Cup Golden Boot

Brazil enter the 2018 World Cup with a forward line they could have done with four years ago. Back then, Neymar carried the fight on the front end wit...

Cristiano Ronaldo

Why Portugal are being underrated ahead of the World Cup

With traditional European giants Holland and Italy missing, this World Cup feels like it lacks a little depth. As a result, the major players will be ...