THE SECRET FOOTBALLER: McDonalds at 5am? Barca is no culture club for Baggies

Our man inside the game has seen plenty of midweek trips to the sun backfire.

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THE SECRET FOOTBALLER: Wenger needs to bring order to Arsenal’s naive tactical chaos

There was a time in my career when even as a Tottenham fan I felt that Arsene Wenger was a bit special. Today I feel, probably like Wenger feels, that he is oh so close from putting it all together. The trouble is that he just can’t find the right formula, writes The Secret Footballer.

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THE SECRET FOOTBALLER: Football’s outrages are rarely black and white

Afew years ago, I decided to write the third Secret Footballer book. It was meant to be the last of a trilogy that documented my career while shedding light on a game that, for the most part, is a closed shop to the people that worship it: The fans.

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