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:

Mourinho makes most sense for Manchester United

| Feb 5, 2016

Mourinho makes most sense for Manchester United

So, it will have to be Jose Mourinho then. The attitude of Manchester United fans to the inevitable announcement that Pep Guardiola will join Manchester City this summer was like winning second prize in the lottery. Not the worst alternative, but a long way ...

Premier League lacking top players

| Jan 2, 2016

Premier League lacking top players

There is no pleasing some people. When Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United were dominating the Premier League, English football was called predictable. Going into this weekend’s fixtures there was a top five of Arsenal, Leicester City, Manchester City, Tottenham and Crystal Palace. ...

Clock ticking on van Gaal's time with Man United

| Dec 11, 2015

Clock ticking on van Gaal's time with Man United

Make no mistake, the Manchester United faithful have lost hope and patience with Louis van Gaal. Once a manager has no credibility with the vast majority of supporters it is a near impossible task to turn things around. The 3-2 defeat by Wolfsburg, which ...