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Miguel Delaney

Chief Football Writer


Miguel Delaney is The Independent’s award-winning Chief Football Writer. He has written for the publication since 2011 and focuses mainly on the Premier League and Champions League.

Chelsea show up Mourinho and Tottenham to seize top four advantage

Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Goals from Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso saw the Blues move four points clear of their rivals in the race for the top four

Man City facing Premier League points penalty after European ban

Exclusive: The defending champions have been given the unprecedented sanction of a two-year ban from the Champions League and €30m fine after ‘serious breaches’ of Uefa Financial Fair Play rules

What can we do to save football?

In the second part of his investigation into the health of the modern game, Miguel Delaney asks what can be done to counter the growing financial and competitive imbalance of the sport