Jonathan Wilson


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in Sunderland, The United Kingdom
July 09, 1976

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Jonathan Wilson is a British sports journalist and author who writes for a number of publications including the Guardian, the Independent and Sports Illustrated. He also appears on the Guardian football podcast, Football Weekly.

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Bundesliga may have pressing problems but it's at the tactical forefront | Jonathan Wilson

The rustiness on display in Germany since play restarted shows how valuable regular drilling is but Dortmund v Bayern was an overtly modern game of exceptional quality

All sporting events have their myths, the useful narratives hung on them as the flags are lowered on the final day and we have to work out what the past month, all that effort, all that emotion, all that money, was for. Remember how

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Published on May 30, 2020 12:00
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Behind the Curtain

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The Blizzard - Issue Zero

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“The danger all goalkeepers face is thinking too much, that the nature of their position gives them time to dwell on doubts.”
Jonathan Wilson, The Outsider: A History of the Goalkeeper

“Football is not about players, or at least not just about players; it is about shape and about space, about the intelligent deployment of players, and their movement within that deployment.”
Jonathan Wilson, Inverting The Pyramid: The History Of Football Tactics

“Golden ages, almost by definition, are past: gleeful naivety never lasts for ever.”
Jonathan Wilson, Inverting The Pyramid: The History Of Football Tactics

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