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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.

England defeat in Prague exposes inability to control games

Czech Republic 2-1 England: The Three Lions suffered a setback with the midfield one of the most concerning issues

England stunned in Prague – but performance like this has been coming

Czech Republic 2-1 England: It was England’s worst performance in some time, perhaps since their late win over Tunisia in the World Cup, even if much of it has been signposted

Tottenham torn apart by Bayern’s Gnabry and Lewandowski show

Tottenham 2-7 Bayern Munich: Spurs were thrashed by the ruthless Bundesliga champions as the former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry struck four

The inside story of Inter’s Champions League triumph over Barcelona

Long read: Inter Milan’s sensational two-legged victory over Barcelona in the 2009/10 Champions League semi-finals was a historically compelling clash between one philosophy on the rise and another on the decline