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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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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 ...

Unai Emery

Managerial merry-go-round has hit full speed already

The dust has barely settled on this season’s Premier League but the managerial churn is already in full swing. Sam Allardyce and David Moyes bot...


FA Cup final offers scant rewards after mixed seasons for Chelsea and Manchester United

There was no small irony in the way this season’s FA Cup final panned out. An early goal - a penalty even - followed by a stoic defensive strate...


Leicester have some big decisions to make this summer - and it's not just about the manager

In late February, it looked like three Premier League teams would vie for a potential Europa League slot and a “best of the rest” seventh-...


With time running out, an assessment of the Premier League's relegation weirdness

Premier League relegation is proving a less than straightforward affair. With just a fortnight to go, there is plenty of uncertainty and no team has y...