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John Dillon

John Dillon is a freelance sports journalist covering, among other things, boxing and football. His work has appeared in The London Evening Standard and USA Today.
Why Monaco Failure Can Help Thierry Henry Bounce Back in MLS

Why Monaco Failure Can Help Thierry Henry Bounce Back in MLS

There could be challenges in store for Thierry Henry as he re-sets the dial and begins again, but his disastrous spell as Monaco manager could be the making of his coaching career.

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Influential Wayne Rooney Has The Maturity To Succeed At Derby

Influential Wayne Rooney Has The Maturity To Succeed At Derby

Wayne Rooney has shown by his achievements that he worked hard to overlay his natural gifts with the desire and maturity required to be a consistently major influence on matches.

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Why Guardiola Should Go All-Out To Win The Champions League

Why Guardiola Should Go All-Out To Win The Champions League

The fabulous feat of a third successive league title may be beyond him now. Yet it may help Pep Guardiola join that rarefied band of double Kings of Europe come next May.

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Anthony Joshua Next Fight Odds: Will He Face Usyk or Pulev?

Anthony Joshua Next Fight Odds: Will He Face Usyk or Pulev?

Let’s face it, any possible fights between Joshua and Wilder or Fury will not take place until 2021. If ever, writes John Dillon.

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Why David Beckham’s Inter Miami MLS Plan Deserves To Succeed

Why David Beckham’s Inter Miami MLS Plan Deserves To Succeed

It has taken six years for them to become fully-formed and ready to join MLS, but Inter Miami are shaping up nicely for their 2020 bow.

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Ruiz vs Joshua II: Why Victory Would Be AJ’s Greatest Win

Ruiz vs Joshua II: Why Victory Would Be AJ’s Greatest Win

Professional sport is about how you come back even more than it is about how you win, writes John Dillon.

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Why Do Oddsmakers Side With Manchester City at Liverpool?

Why Do Oddsmakers Side With Manchester City at Liverpool?

Bet against Jurgen Klopp’s relentless Reds at your peril as this team just don’t know when to lie down, writes John Dillon.

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Will Tottenham or Arsenal Win Any Trophies This Season?

Will Tottenham or Arsenal Win Any Trophies This Season?

What are the chances of Spurs ending a decade without a trophy and Arsenal claiming their first under Unai Emery?

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Will Everton Boss Marco Silva Be The Next EPL Manager To Go?

Will Everton Boss Marco Silva Be The Next EPL Manager To Go?

Marco Silva, the manager who cost Everton £4m in compensation after they lured him from Watford last year, is facing a calamity after four straight defeats.

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Rise of Underdog Expansion Teams Helping to Popularize MLS

Rise of Underdog Expansion Teams Helping to Popularize MLS

Should Los Angeles FC follow up with another “expansion team” MLS Cup triumph, it would provide another significant piece of evidence about the strength of the league’s growing size and attraction.

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Why Christian Pulisic Has Made A Low-Key Start At Chelsea

Why Christian Pulisic Has Made A Low-Key Start At Chelsea

For Christian Pulisic, the long game may be the smarter one to play as he bids to break into the Chelsea team.

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Can Anyone Defy The Odds And Break Into The EPL’s Top 6?

Can Anyone Defy The Odds And Break Into The EPL’s Top 6?

This weekend could be the first big test of whether a New Guard is seriously emerging in the Premier League to replace the faltering giants of the old one.

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