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mattwood040

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Matthew Wood is a freelance sportswriter and blogger specialising in football and cricket; more of his commentary and analysis can be found at http://balancedsports.blogspot.com or you can follow him on Twitter @balanced_sports.

Scoring Stats – The European clubs most reliant on one player

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It's surprising how many teams rely so heavily on one player for scoring.

Scoring Stats – How European Teams Rely On Star Individuals

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored or assisted in nearly half of AC Milan's goals this year - is this just him, a league-wide (or even continent-wide) trend?

Jack Wilshere – more valuable to England or Arsenal?

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Jack Wilshere is the future. The chosen one, he's the face of English football for the twenty-first century. Miraculously, he remains somewhat...

Jermaine Pennant’s Ireland/England adventure

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Jermaine Pennant wants to play for Ireland and doesn't mind saying so. It doesn't sit well with Liam Lawrence that he's saying so. Is there anything wrong with Pennant's attitude?

How Has Wenger’s Youth Policy Fared So Far?

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Arsene Wenger is often praised for his alchemical ability to transmute youth into world-beaters. Is this accurate?