Christopher Davies

Christopher Davies of the London Daily Telegraph is one of Britain’s most prominent soccer writers. He regularly covers Premier League powers Arsenal and Chelsea in the Champions League, and he covers the Republic of Ireland internationally. Davies has covered eight World Cups and is a former chairman of the Football Writers’ Association in England.

For Christopher Davies's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

| Sep 12, 2014

Welbeck sale makes perfect sense for United

Gary Neville was baffled. So was Bryan Robson. Football writers inevitably questioned Manchester United’s decision to sell Danny Welbeck to Arsenal for £16 million after he scored both goals in England’s 2-0 win over Switzerland in Basel. Two things persuaded Louis van Gaal to ...

United faces crisis as transfer window closes

| Aug 29, 2014

United faces crisis as transfer window closes

Five years after Manchester United should have strengthened its squad and invested heavily in the transfer market, Louis van Gaal is doing what Sir Alex Ferguson did not do before retiring. Ferguson led United to the Premier League title in 2013 before handing over ...

| Aug 22, 2014

Tan's revenge spells end for Mackay

If revenge is a dish best served cold, Vincent Tan’s retribution on his former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay came straight from the freezer. The Cardiff owner effectively ended Mackay’s career in football after a series of events straight out of the Sopranos. The ...

| Jun 6, 2014

Hodgson facing tough decisions due to injuries, form

Roy Hodgson will have learned nothing new from England’s 2-2 draw with Ecuador in Miami on Wednesday, but quite a lot of his opinions will have been underlined as he prepares for Saturday’s final World Cup warmup against Honduras in Florida. Hodgson and everybody ...