Jack Johnson

Football writer & analyst

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Jack Johnson, Author at Squawka News

Jack is a journalism student and Liverpool fan working in football analysis. He writes occasionally for anyone who will have him and has an irrational obsession with John Arne Riise.

10 returning heroes who didn't experience a fairytale ending

"It goes without saying I'd love to come back." With no goals in his last five games, who better for Leicester to turn to than Emile Heskey in order to rescue them from their slump? Perhaps not. One goal in 19 appearances in last season's A-league and just...

Do Liverpool still need Steven Gerrard?

It's the awkward decision that Liverpool fans will have been dreading for some time now. When he stepped up his performances and adapted to a new deeper role last season many will have hoped that it would delay the inevitable for at least another season or...

Is DeAndre Yedlin an improvement on Spurs' current right-back options?

With just three goals in total from their strikers in the league so far this season Tottenham fans would be forgiven for thinking that their problems lie primarily towards the attacking end of the pitch. However, with 16 goals conceded already this season in their 11 league games it's clear that Spurs still have plenty of issues to address at the back.

Liverpool international break winners and losers: More injury woes for Rodgers

After consecutive defeats to Newcastle, Real Madrid and Chelsea and persistent rumours about the stability of his job, Brendan Rodgers may well have been relieved to see the international break arrive. Unfortunately for the Liverpool boss things didn't go too well for many of his players, while the Northern Irishman also has fresh injury concerns to deal with ahead of this weekend's crucial clash with Crystal Palace.

What has happened to Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson?

After an impressive season playing the best football of his career, following a clear line of improving form ever since his difficult first season at Anfield, at the end of the 2013/14 season the sky seemed to be the limit for Jordan Henderson.

Why Alexis Sanchez can help Arsenal finally beat United

What is it about Manchester United that Arsenal just can't seem to overcome? The Gunners have won just one of the past 11 meetings between the two sides with even last season's poor imitation of a United side led by the hapless David Moyes managing to pick...

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Five Greatest Champions League Comebacks

Arsenal fans will be hoping against hope for a result in Bavaria - here are five results they can take inspiration from... Words By Jack Johnson Most were quick to write off Arsenal and Manchester City's hopes of progressing to the next round of the ChampionsLeague ahead of their respective clashes with Bayern Munich and Barcelona this week.

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Liverpool: Why Poor Signings Will Kill Off Our Title Challenge

Poor signings last summer and complete inactivity in January have left Brendan's side looking woefully short of options as May draws closer... Liverpool: Why Poor Signings Will Kill Off Our Title Challenge Following their 4-3 victory over Swansea on Sunday there has been renewed talk that Liverpool may be well placed to mount a late charge for a first league title in 24 years.

Why Tottenham Playing With Two Strikers Will Be A Big Mistake Against Chelsea

Tim Sherwood is clearly keen to get his two strikers on the pitch together but doing so could leave his side exposed in midfield... Tottenham can't afford to play two strikers against Chelsea Considering Jose Mourinho's remarkable record at Stamford Bridge and their own indifferent form Tottenham are already going into Saturday evening's clash with Chelsea as underdogs.

Why Liverpool Would Be Crazy To Let Glen Johnson Go

He may be twenty-nine and he might not be having the greatest season but Johnson's still one of the league's very best... Why Liverpool Would Be Crazy To Let Glen Johnson Go In an interview this week Glen Johnson was glowing in his praise of Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers saying that he thought the Northern Irishman was a better manager than Jose Mourinho.

Liverpool Target Lallana The Bright Spark In Drab England Display

The standout performer in a boring game, surely the Southampton captain's secured his trip to Brazil... Liverpool Target Lallana The bright Spark In Drab England Display On the face of it last night's game was exactly what we should have expected from a clash between England, 30/1 outsiders for the World Cup and Denmark, a side who won't even be appearing at the finals, shorn of their talismanic playmaker.

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Liverpool have started the season in form, but will it last?

Despite their lofty position in the Premier League table it is fair to say that Liverpool's performances so far this season have failed to convince. The only games in which Brendan Rodgers' side have managed to secure a comfortable victory with more than a one goal advantage have been against the League's bottom two.


Red Devil's Midfield Woes...

Can Manchester United compete at the top of the table with their current stock of underwhelming central midfield options?

Forward Planning

Assessing the varying forward options at the disposal of the title contenders for the season.

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