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Richard Jolly

English Football Correspondent

Greater Manchester, England

A football writer for The National since 2008, Richard also writes for The Guardian and The Observer. He contributes to ESPN FC and was their Manchester correspondent for three and a half years. He has also written for The Daily Telegraph, Sunday Express, the Straits Times, and The Blizzard. Richard has covered more than 1,300 games in the flesh.


Jurgen Klopp's side remain on course for an incredible quadruple after Wembley win


April 16, 2022, 5:14 PM

Manager Jurgen Klopp says the Egyptian star hates missing out on any game, but it's for his own good


April 14, 2022, 2:53 PM

Christensen, Rudiger, and even the manager could depart at the end of the season in break-up of a Champions League-winning side


April 13, 2022, 12:14 PM

Manager Pep Guardiola said he was unaware of the midfielder's new plan


April 12, 2022, 2:26 PM

Defending champions look to overturn 3-1 deficit against Real Madrid on Tuesday


April 11, 2022, 11:25 AM

Leaders Manchester City play out thrilling 2-2 draw with second-placed Liverpool while Spurs maintain push for top-four finish with rout of Villa


April 11, 2022, 4:40 AM

City's lead remains at one point with seven games to go after honours shared at Etihad Stadium


April 10, 2022, 6:22 PM

David de Gea offers savage assessment of United's latest setback


April 09, 2022, 2:55 PM

Defender looking forward to 'exciting' run of games that will make or break club's season


April 06, 2022, 12:02 PM

Ahead of their Champion League quarter-final first leg, Blues manager says Spanish side have proven record of 'producing special performances' when it counts


April 05, 2022, 4:17 PM

Crystal Palace and Brentford have two players each after wins over Arsenal and Chelsea respectively


April 05, 2022, 6:27 AM

Liverpool take on Benfica in Champions League quarter-final first leg at the Portuguese capital on Tuesday


April 04, 2022, 3:15 PM

Spurs thrash Newcastle 5-1 to put the pressure on Arsenal


April 03, 2022, 6:24 PM

Hosts are dismantled as City edge back past Liverpool


April 02, 2022, 5:00 PM

Rangnick's side lack momentum of rivals and look like outsiders in the top-four race ahead of their game with Leicester


April 01, 2022, 3:53 AM