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Chris Wright

About Chris Wright

Chris Wright (b.1984 -) Regular contributor for Soccerlens and news editor over on Who Ate All The Pies. Lifelong Nottingham Forest fan, so therefore I have no idea what real football looks like.
  1. GGOAL – Where Football Meets Chess

    “GGOAL is a tactical/strategic browser game, where different players can experience a real challenge on a soccer chessboard of sorts. The main feature of GGOAL is the appropriate management of the on-field players. It is possible to move your own …


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  2. Soccerlens’ Top Five Strikers Of The Last 20 Years

    As the footballing sphere bids farewell to one of it’s greatest ever patrons, legendary Brazilian forward Ronaldo, we at Soccerlens thought it high time to compile a concise list of our top five ‘strikers in world football’ – with the only stipulation being that any nominee must have played ‘up top’ and have had been in their prime at some point during the last two decades.


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  3. Ten Overhead Kicks That Put Rooney’s Derby Shinner To Shame

    After Wayne Rooney reminded us all that he used to be a fairly decent professional footballer with his derby day belter against Manchester City last Saturday, the received (Sky Sports-infused) wisdom seems to be that the decidedly off-colour striker’s effort was, without need for second thought, the greatest overhead kick ever scored by anyone, anywhere, ever.

    However, that’s not quite the case – as the following, ten-strong video essay will hopefully attest to.


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  4. Fernando Torres: The New Shevchenko?

    How manager Carlo Ancelotti will re-configure his system to incorporate Torres remains to be seen, though it’s worth nothing that there will be an ominous spectre hovering over his head when it comes to bedding in his new superstar – an ominous spectre that has perhaps come to characterise Abramovich’s oil-soaked tenure in West London, the £30 million signing of Andriy Shevchenko.


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  5. Transfer Deadline Round-Up: Torres And Carroll Smash Records

    For the first time in a long time, the transfer deadline day actually lived up to it’s monstrous, gossip-driven hype.

    Over the course of 24 hours of prime pantomime, we witnessed both the fourth and the eighth most expensive transfers of all time take place, with Chelsea bagging themselves a new number nine and Liverpool taking 35 million steps to fill the void left thereafter.


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  6. Fabio Capello Saddles Jack Wilshere With The ‘F’ Bomb

    The nation mourned when Emile Heskey retired from international football last year, and rightly so -for England knew that what stretched out before them was what adulterous husbands tend to refer to as a ‘transitional period’ when the kids finally ask why Mummy hasn’t been home in nearly three weeks.

    England needed, and still need, a new hero. Step forward, 19-year-old Jack Wilshere.


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