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Paul Wilkes

Paul Wilkes is a Premier League and European Football Journalist, with a strong focus on Liverpool, Manchester United, La Liga and the Bundesliga. He writes for various outlets including FourFourTwo and Goal.

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Football  / Can Tunisia Improve Against Belgium?
Tunisia Require Improvement Against Belgium
When Harry Kane’s stoppage time header crept inside the post of substitute goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha, it was obviously a major blow to Tunisia’s hopes…
Football  / Tunisia's Star Man Hoping To Shine v England
Meet Wahbi Khazri: The Sunderland Reject Hoping To Ruin England€™s World Cup
When Youssef Msakni was ruled out of the World Cup in April it was a huge blow for Tunisia. Coach Nabil Maaloul had previously described…
England Release Epic Video Pleading For Positivity Ahead Of World Cup Opener
England get their World Cup underway against Tunisia this evening and the England players have released a video calling for the fans’ support during the…
Football  / Will Tunisia Shock England Tonight?
Why Tunisia Could Be England€™s Nemesis This World Cup
It’s 20 years since England last played Tunisia in their opening fixture of the World Cup in France. The game was remembered more for the…
Tunisia Can Take Confidence Heading Into The World Cup And England Must Be Wary
It has been a difficult couple of months for Tunisia, as continual disappointments have led to major concern. The joy of qualifying for their first…
Why Tottenham Boss Mauricio Pochettino And Real Madrid Would Be A Poor Match
Zinedine Zidane’s surprise departure from Real Madrid shocked the footballing world, with the Frenchman having only just secured the club’s third consecutive European Cup. Rumours…
How One Liverpool Fan's Champions League Final Adventure Didn't Get Beyond Manchester
Writer and Liverpool fan Paul Wilkes has been stopped dead in his tracks in his plan to go and watch the Champions League Final. He…
Football  / Spain's Embarrassment Of Riches
Diego Costa Edges Out Chelsea Replacement Alvaro Morata In Spain World Cup Squad
Julen Lopetegui has shown his hand, and how many other coaches would yearn to be in his position. What an incredible set of players he’s…
Football  / What A Rise To Fame
How Liverpool Defender Andy Robertson Went From Relegation To The Champions League Final
When Andy Robertson joined Liverpool last summer, it was understandable that there may have been some concern among Kopites having needed to use James Milner at…
Football  / Final Day Drama In France
Ligue One Gameweek 38 Review: Monaco And Lyon Secure Champions League Spots
Monaco confirm Troyes to relegation Two goals from Rony Lopes helped Monaco to a 3-0 victory over Troyes and sent Jean-Louis Garcia’s men into the…
Football  / Marseille Dream Of European Glory Again
Marseille's Progression From Their Last European Cup Success, A Quarter Of A Century On
Exactly 25 years ago, Marseille became the first French side in history to win the European Cup, when Basile Boli’s header defeated Milan at the…
Ligue One Gameweek 37 Review: Strasbourg Pull Off Surprise Survival As Lyon Slip Up
Strasbourg stay-up, as Lyon stumble Strasbourg ended a run of 11 consecutive defeats in the league to get a surprise 3-2 win over Lyon. Bruno…
Football  / Payet Stars In Ligue 1 Yet Again
Ligue One Gameweek 36 Review: Lyon Dominant, Payet Back To His Best And New Monaco Wonderkid
Another dominant display from Lyon Lyon had little trouble in dispatching of Troyes, as they recorded a 3-0 victory. Bertrand Traore scored with a deft…
Ligue One Gameweek 35 Review: Lyon Take The Advantage In The Champions League Race
Marseille slip-up Rudi Garcia made just three changes from the 2-0 win over Salzburg on Thursday, with Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, Clinton N’Jie and Valere Germain coming…
Sadio Mane Just As Important As Mo Salah To Liverpool
Mohamed Salah took his Liverpool goal total to 41 in all competitions at the weekend. The Egyptian was crowned PFA Player of the Year as…
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