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Liverpool Balls: Raheem Sterling Is The Non-Running Overmars

by | 9th, September 2014

HOW journalism works: a look at the Daily Mail’s repoting of Liverpool and England’s teenage tyro Raheem Sterling.

The Mail’s Neil Ashton watched Sterling play against the Swiss:

England played with speed and purpose when they surged forward. More of this please. Most of it was down to the mesmerising touches of Raheem Sterling. When Sterling spins off his marker, dropping deep to demand the ball off his centre-halves you know that he is comfortable playing at this level. These deep-lying missions are reminiscent of Zidane or Maradona.

Blimey, Sterling was that good.

The Telegraph:

Wayne Rooney believes team-mate Raheem Sterling can be ‘the English Marc Overmars

The Mail’s Jamie Redknapp:

Raheem Sterling is England’s David Silva...

The Mail’s Martin Keown watched the same game:

Not his best night and didn’t run at people like he does for Liverpool

Such are the facts…



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