Sportskeeda believes in getting you to the most in-depth analysis of the "Beautiful Game" and to that end we have had a distinguished panel of experts over the years who read between the lines and point out intricacies that often go unnoticed and are unheard of.
Listed below are the names of our football experts:
Jonathan Wilson is the editor of the football quarterly the Blizzard and writes for the Guardian, the National, Sports Illustrated, World Soccer and Fox. He is the author of six books on football, including Inverting the Pyramid, which was named Football Book of the Year in both the UK and Italy.
Besides teaching, research and administrative work for the University of Delhi, Novy Kapadia is a reputed sports journalist, columnist and recognized as India’s leading football expert and commentator. He is a renowned commentator, having covered several World cup football tournaments, World Cup hockey tournaments, Champions trophy in Hockey, European Football Championships, Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, SAFF Championships, SAF Games and all major domestic football tournaments since 1980. He has also written seven books on sports, primarily concentrating on Indian football. He was The Delhi based sports correspondent for The Telegraph, and Sportsworld magazine, from 1982-2005
His articles have also appeared in The Asian Age, India Today, Business Standard, Economic Times, India Abroad, Hindustan Times, Deccan Chronicle, Navbaharat Times, and Rashtriya Sahara amongst others.
Kapadia is the Editor of the Durand Journal—India’s most comprehensive and only detailed football journal, since 1983, is a football columnist of The Asian Age and Deccan Chronicle since 2006 and is a Sports writer for Kindle Magazine and Tabla newspaper (NRI newspaper from Singapore) since 2010.
Kapadia was the winner of Wills Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism in 1986 for his article "The Other Side of the Medal" published in Business Standard newspaper, October 1984 and later in The Telegraph newspaper. This was the first time this award was instituted in India. He has also worked as a commentator and analyst for ESPN, ZEE Sports, Star Sports, Ten Sports, Doordarshan, All India Radio, NDTV, CNN-IBN, Headlines Today and several other TV channels.
Raphael Honigstein is a German football correspondent for the Guardian and ESPN FC. A native Bavarian, he also writes for Süddeutsche Zeitung and is Talksport's German expert. He is also the author of 'Englischer Fussball'.
UK-based freelance football journalist for the last decade, Bairner has appeared in publications such as the Guardian, the Blizzard, When Saturday Comes, but can most frequently be found on Goal.com. He writes about European football, and has worked at both World Cup 2014 and Euro 2016.