From an ANR correspondent in Bogota Colombians are a lot happier facing England than Belgium. This was obvious from England’s game against Belgium when everyone cheered when Adnan Januzaj scored and his team won to avoid playing Colombia in the…

On balance a positive decision. Positives *Attention to detail *increased video analysis of own team performances and opposition *more defensive discipline and awareness *tactical flexibility (witness Europa League half-time turn-around v Liverpool) *history of working with and improving players (Seville…

Even the flashy silver flags emanated the faint feeling of setting up to fail. The comedy of errors for the Atletico goal encapsulates the ‘mistake waiting to happen’ mood of the last few season’s defending, and will remain as one…

Arsenal should forget about trying to sign forwards like Nabil Fekir and Anthony Martial until they have overhauled their abysmal defence, writes Martin Green. The Gunners continue to be linked with the likes of Fekir, but that cannot be considered…

The week-end press was awash with comparisons between Lacazette and Giroud, and speculation that the signing signals the end of Sanchez’s Arsenal career. Mbappe tweeted: “Back to Monaco.” Tony Stenson in the Star has a good analysis as far as it…

Evocative memories from the past with the Herbert Chapman connections as Huddersfield play Arsenal. The Huddersfield Examiner says of the Emirates: “Plenty of toilets, food areas and pubs in the local area. Great looking ground, not a great atmosphere for the…