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'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 ...

Outlook for Rodgers, McClaren not very promising

| Sep 25, 2015

Outlook for Rodgers, McClaren not very promising

The noose is tightening round the neck of Brendan Rodgers. How long the Boston-based Fenway Sports Group, which owns Liverpool, will stay loyal to its manager remains to be seen, but it is becoming increasingly difficult to put up a valid argument that Rodgers ...

Wenger pays heavy price for fielding weakened team

| Sep 18, 2015

Wenger pays heavy price for fielding weakened team

Barcelona fielded its strongest side away to Roma, as did Real Madrid at home to Shakhtar Donetsk, Paris Saint-Germain hosting Malmo, Atletico Madrid away to Galatasaray, Bayern Munich away to Olympiakos and Juventus at Manchester City. None of them lost; in fact, all the ...