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:

| Nov 27, 2015

Leicester, Man Utd are improbable top-of-table foes

Top of the league in Spain: Barcelona. In Germany: Bayern Munich. In France: PSG. In England: Leicester City. An unlikely foursome. On Saturday, Leicester plays Manchester United in the most remarkable top-of-the-table clash in Premier League history. This time last season after 13 matches ...

Too early to forecast greatness for young gun Alli

| Nov 20, 2015

Too early to forecast greatness for young gun Alli

Young players tend not to make significant impressions at international finals. There are exceptions, of course, notably Pele (1958 World Cup), Frank Beckenbauer (1966 World Cup) and Michael Owen (1998 World Cup), but generally football’s top table is for the tried and trusted. Before ...

Mourinho's antics damaging once-revered reputation

| Oct 30, 2015

Mourinho's antics damaging once-revered reputation

The self-styled Special One goes head-to-head with the Sensible One on Saturday. Jose Mourinho and JürgenKlopp, Chelsea vs. Liverpool, yet the build-up to the first meeting in English football between the Portuguese and the German has been dominated by Mourinho’s continued (and showing no ...