Eliot Rothwell

18-year-old part time student and part time journalist for Bury near Manchester. Work for Goal.com attending Premier League matches around England as well as the Bury Independent and World Football Columns.
Eliot Rothwell has written 10 posts for World Football Columns

Randy Lerner: Master of Propaganda?

prop·a·gan·da –noun 1. information, ideas, or rumours deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc. 2. the deliberate spreading of such information, rumours, etc. Churchill’s Britain used it. The Nazis used it. Even Lenin and his revolutionary band of comrades sought to harness its power over the people. For … Continue reading »

Ruud Gullit: Chechen Pioneer

Ruud Gullit and Russian Premier League side Terek Grozny. Two footballing institutions that would, under normal circumstances, not appear in the same sentence but that is the rather strange world of Russian football. As Skysports.com put it, the former Chelsea and Newcastle manager, seemingly ignoring his outstanding achievements as a player, has taken over the … Continue reading »

Gaby Heinze: A Prodigal Son Returns To Old Trafford

Cristiano Ronaldo, emblazoned in the deep red of Manchester United, picked up the ball on 87 minutes. The Craven Cottage crowd, with the score at 1-1, breathed a long and lasting sigh of inevitable despair as the Portuguese winger cut inside from the left flank. The rest: the drop of the shoulder, the poked finish … Continue reading »

Diary Of A Wannabe Journalist: Everton v Newcastle

WFC journo Eliot Rothwell chronicles his promotion into the top flight of professional press boxes, making his Premier League debut at Goodison Park. Continue reading »

Belarus: Continental Pioneers

World Football Column’s Eastern European correspondent, Eliot Rothwell, explores the growing success of Belorussian club sides. Continue reading »

Russian Football: Not so attractive?

Eliot Rothwell takes a look at the declining number of Russian football fans. Continue reading »

Red’s Europa Adventure Will Begin With A Trip Behind The Iron Curtain

Eliot Rothwell takes a look at the match between NK Rabotnicki and Mika FC, the winners of which will play Liverpool in the next round of the Europa League Continue reading »

Why Do England Always Lose?

Eliot Rothwell looks at the wider picture for the F.A Continue reading »

Poland: The Story Of What Might Have Been

Eliot Rothwell explores the sorry story of what might have been for the Poles. Continue reading »

The Best Is Yet To Come

Eliot Rothwell debuts on WFC, introducing us to some new talent coming out of Eastern Europe Continue reading »

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