Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson providing an unwitting self-critique with his England beliefs 2

The Guardian‘s Louise Taylor recently conducted an interview with Sunderland’s Adam Johnson, and it made very interesting reading. Johnson was discussing the issue of players being overlooked by England on the basis of the clubs they played for and he made a series of very relevant points which are more than fair - unfortunately, he(…)

Player to watch this weekend: Adam Johnson (Sunderland) 0

Adam Johnson is one of those players who it’s really easy to dislike. He’s an enormously talented footballer, but he’s shown almost no progression from the player who he was when he left Middlesbrough - he exists almost solely on natural ability, and long periods of his career have been spent going missing in games(…)

Adam Johnson’s Sunderland performance: Graphics 0

There’s some life in Sunderland, and some life in Adam Johnson, and both were excellent today in a 4-1 away win over Fulham. The former Manchester City winger led his side in shots, chances created, dribbles completed, and crosses attempted today, and deservedly walked away with the match-ball. Here are some graphics from his performance(…)

Disagreeing with Adam Johnson’s Manchester City comments 3

“Now, if I was a young lad, I wouldn’t go to City,” he said. It is excellent when a club like City come for you. Hard to turn down. But you don’t actually play for the champions – you’re a squad member, which is totally different. It’s not that you’re not good enough, it’s just(…)

Applauding Adam Johnson for moving to Sunderland 0

Middlesbrough fans won’t be happy this morning, but generally speaking Adam Johnson’s move to Sunderland is a transfer which benefits everybody. Manchester City have no real need for him, Sunderland are greatly improved for his arrival, and Johnson himself will finally get to play consistently. Maybe now Johnson can emerge from the shadow of the(…)

Why Adam Johnson should look to leave Manchester City 1

It’s a common dilemma: play occasionally for a big club, or take the field every week for a smaller one. That’s a decision Adam Johnson has got to make in the near future. The winger is a useful player for Roberto Mancini’s side, but he’ll never be quite good enough to be an essential component(…)

How about Adam Johnson at Liverpool? 6

William Hill are offering a free £25 to all new members. A single with that free bet on Arsenal vs Wigan to produce over 4.5 goals returns £100. Click, let the page load, and select the offer code at the top of the page. This is a theory, not an attempt to start a rumour.(…)