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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Bayern v PSG was pure footballing fun – until you delve beneath the thrills | Jonathan Wilson

Dominant super-rich elite forget how to defend but proposed new Champions League would not ensure endless excitement

After the rush of exhilaration, the comedown. Paris Saint-Germain’s 3-2 win away to Bayern Munich on Wednesday was extraordinary, full of high-tempo drama, of brilliant players doing brilliant things – so long as it wasn’t defending. There were great goals, great saves, great crosses

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“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

“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

“Golden ages, almost by definition, are past: gleeful naivety never lasts for ever.”
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