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James Fenton

James Fenton
James is a media graduate from Dublin. Most of his day involves consuming sports media. Not very opinionated. At least that's what he thinks. Handy to have in a pub quiz. Not so handy in a mass brawl. Can be found on Twitter @fentonjames16

Spanish Football Show Captures Gary Neville At His Fiery Best

The latest edition of Spanish football show ‘El Día Después’ (English: The Day After) has taken an interesting look at the touchline habits of Valencia manager Gary Neville. Neville, who was appointed manager of the Spanish side in December, has come under scrutiny following a mixed run of results which has left the former Manchester United captain still looking for …

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European Championship Moments – No. 1

As the build-up to this year’s European Championship in France continues, we look back on the greatest moments in the history of the tournament. What better place to start then with Marco Van Basten’s wonder goal for Netherlands in the 1988 final? There’s something about that shade of orange that takes us right back to the late 80s. In the …

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FIFA Candidate Gianni Infantino Wants Regionalised World Cup

FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino has stated his belief that the World Cup should be spread across whole regions as opposed to just one country every four years. On the back of UEFA’S decision to stage EURO 2020 in 13 different countries, Infantino believes the prospect gives more countries the hope that they can one day host matches at the …

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Balague Discusses The Futures Of Guardiola, De Gea, Ronaldo And Alonso

The Back Page pub in Phibsboro, Dublin was a hive of activity on Wednesday night as fans filed in to catch a glimpse of renowned Spanish journalist Guillem Balague. The intimate audience was treated to a compelling two-hour talk by a man known for utilising his extensive network to find out about the biggest football stories before they even happen. In …

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When Will Manchester United’s Nightmare End?

A nightmare can be quite frightening, especially one that has lasted fifteen months following the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United boss. After the elation of sealing the deal to sign a genuinely world-class midfielder in Angel Di Maria on Tuesday evening, Manchester United fans the world over woke on Wednesday morning spitting their corn flakes all over the …

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Fenton’s World Cup Blog: Why Did It End Like This?

All over Brazil the people file solemnly out of bars, restaurants, and outdoor screenings, some seek solace at the bottom of a bottle, others prefer to sit on the street and take it all in, all the while staining their replica yellow jerseys with tears. Brazil and it’s people has just suffered the biggest humiliation in it’s history. Surely it …

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