Category Archives: OTPN Interviews

Inside the Manchester City Academy: An interview with director, Mark Allen

Manchester City academy director, Mark Allen

This is a fuller version of a piece I wrote for the Daily Telegraph back in October. You can read that piece, here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2016/10/29/how-manchester-city-are-revolutionising-the-entire-football-acad/  Thank you to Manchester City for providing the access, and to Mark Allen for showing me around their wonderful facilities. Jump on the Metrolink tram at Manchester Piccadilly for four stops and you’ll arrive at Manchester City’s ... Read More »

#OTPNInterview – Robbie: Arsenal Fan TV

Robbie Arsenal Fan TV

This man is usually the man asking the questions, as seen on his popular YouTube channel, Arsenal Fan TV. But don’t be fooled, Robbie is not a man to sit on the fence. He holds pertinent opinions of his own and packs a punch with them too. Obviously of an Arsenal persuasion, times have changed from when the North London ... Read More »

Harry Redknapp: “I don’t think Rashford will play” at Euro 2016

Harry Redknapp

Harry Redknapp doesn’t believe that young Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford will get game time at Euro 2016. The 18-year-old was named in Roy Hodgson’s 23-man squad for the European Championships after a whirlwind start to his international career. However, despite the fact that Rashford scored on his international debut against Australia on May 27, Redknapp believes that the young ... Read More »

OTPN Interview | Ola Aina – Chelsea FC

Aina 2

David Beckham. Charlie Adam. Xabi Alonso. And now, you can add Ola Aina to the list of players audacious enough to score a goal from the half way line. Aina was playing for Chelsea U21s against Tottenham Hotspur, and with the young Blues already 2-0 up, the right back received the ball in his own half. After taking a touch ... Read More »

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