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Edward Stratmann

Edward is a freelance football writer who writes regularly about the on-field aspects of the game, with a particular focus on tactics and analysis. In addition to featuring on Everton's Official Website, AS Roma’s Official Website, Wyscout, FourFourTwo, Squawka, Yahoo Sports UK and These Football Times amongst others, you can also find his work at Licence to Roam, a football blog I co-founded in 2013.

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Football  / Such An Encouraging Start From The Frenchman
Have Arsenal Finally Unearthed A Midfield Gem?
Matteo Guendouzi continued his impressive start to life at Arsenal with another preseason outing that was littered with upside. Facing off against one of his…
Football  / This Is A Huge Season For Wilshere!
This Season Is Career Defining For West Ham Midfielder Jack Wilshere
Knowing his future would lie away from his beloved boyhood club in Arsenal, Jack Wilshere's decision to join West Ham is a move filled with…
Juventus Playmaker Top Of Sarri's Wishlist As He Continues His Chelsea Revolution
After acquiring Jorginho, his exceptional midfield general from Napoli, new Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri, has reportedly now got his sights set on bringing in Juventus…
Football  / New Arsenal Boss Wants Ramsey To Stay
Arsenal's Unai Emery Wants ''Important'' Aaron Ramsey To Stay With Gunners As Contract Ticks Down
Out of contract next year and still giving no indications on his future, where Aaron Ramsey will be plying his trade next season is an…
Football  / Have Roma Got A Bargain Here?
Justin Kluivert Has What It Takes To Thrive Under Pressure With Roma
Securing the scintillatingly talented Justin Kluivert from Ajax for just €17.25 million is unquestionably a wonderful piece of business by AS Roma. While Roma's head…
Hector Moreno Was The Unsung Star Performer As Mexico Shocked Germany
On an unforgettable, historic day in Mexican football history, EL Tri deservedly triumphed over the reigning World Cup champions, Germany, 1-0. Indeed, their victory was…
Motivated Diego Costa Has A Chance To Dominate This World Cup For Spain
Newly installed Spain coach, Fernando Hierro, who just took over the job after Julen Lopetegui was amazingly sacked, certainly has a tough decision to make…
Football  / Alli In Good Place Ahead Of World Cup
Dele Alli Gives Southgate Food For Thought With Nigeria Display
Defeating Nigeria 2-1 was a positive way for England to continue their build up to the World Cup in Russia, which begins in less than…
Diego Simeone Gets Just Deserts For Relentless Graft At Atletico Madrid
Diego Simeone's exceptionally well drilled Atletico Madrid deservedly won the Europa League, ousting a talented Olympique de Marseille side 3-0 in Lyon. Clinical, efficient and…
Saluting The Impact Of Arsenal Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang couldn't have dreamt of a better start to life at Arsenal, as he's seamlessly integrated and adapted to working within the confines of…
Football  / Is This One Of Wolves' Unsung Heroes?
Willy Boly: An Indispensable Component Of A Dominant Wolves Side
Willy Boly's exceptional season for Wolverhampton Wanderers continued last weekend, as he put in yet another accomplished showing vs. a staunch Birmingham City. In what…
Football  / The Disappointment Of The Season?
West Ham Flop Javier Hernandez Will Use World Cup To Get Transfer Away From Hammers
When Javier Hernandez was signed by West Ham United in the summer, there was little doubt that the acquisition of the Mexican striker would work…
Football  / The Next Big Talent In The MLS?
NYCFC's Maximiliano Moralez Is Making Waves In The MLS
New York City FC's exquisitely talented creative midfielder, Maximiliano Moralez, kicked off the new MLS season in fine style by putting in a shift full…
Likened To Xavi and Andres Iniesta, Cologne's Vincent Koziello Could Be A Summer Transfer Target For Many
Wanting a fresh start away from Nice, where he'd grown into an important member of Lucien Favre's squad but felt his personal development was stagnating,…
Philippe Coutinho Is Growing Into His Role At Barcelona
Despite Philippe Coutinho's early battles for form upon joining Barcelona from Liverpool for a whopping £142million in January, the Brazilian's superb showing vs. Girona offered…
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