Trevor Steven is a former England footballer who played in both the 1986 and 1990 World Cups and the 1988 European Championships. He now works as a talent scout and media commentator.
Tuesday 09 September 2014
A DIAMOND midfield system is perfect for England, and they showed it last night in what was an enormously confidence-boosting win in Switzerland.
Tuesday 02 September 2014
Towards the end of my career Walter Smith, the Rangers manager, would sometimes ask me to play as a wing-back. I didn’t enjoy it one little bit – at an age when running was getting harder I was being asked to do more of it – but I did it.
Thursday 28 August 2014
CONFESSION time: I must admit I did not think Manchester City would get stronger this season, given their modest summer business, but after just two games I may have to eat my words.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
IF PROOF were ever needed that pre-season results have little bearing once the real business of the Premier League season starts, then Manchester United are surely it.
Friday 15 August 2014
City A.M. columnist Trevor Steven casts his eye over the new Premier League season
Friday 15 August 2014
MANAGERIAL experience in the Premier League can be the difference between a club staying up or going down, and I fancy it to decide which of a clutch of relegation candidates survive the drop this season.
Friday 08 August 2014
Champions Manchester City may have had a quiet summer but their Premier League rivals have all spent big on stars who they hope will turn them from also-rans into prize-winners.
Monday 14 July 2014
THEY were he best team on the night and deserving winners over the whole tournament - this was Germany's occasion and it might just be the dawning of a new era.
Friday 11 July 2014
DISCUSSING the World Cup with Liam Brady this week, he remarked that one of the notable things about the tournament had been a dearth of great central midfielders.
Friday 27 June 2014
DEBATE will rage on over whether Luis Suarez’s four-month ban from all football, plus nine international games, is a fitting punishment for his latest biting incident, but amid all the madness the biggest losers from this sorry episode are Liverpo
Friday 20 June 2014
IF ENGLAND don’t make it past the World Cup group stage now they can’t have any complaints. You get what you deserve in football and last night they deserved to lose.
Thursday 19 June 2014
IT SHOULD be a case of more of the same, with a subtle adjustment when Roy Hodgson issues instructions to his England team for tonight’s match against Uruguay.
Monday 16 June 2014
ENGLAND and Roy Hodgson deserve nothing but praise for their display against Italy on Saturday night. Despite losing, there was so much to cheer.
Friday 13 June 2014
WHILE it’s hugely important that England do not lose their opening World Cup fixture against Italy, I don’t want them to go into it feeling fearful or for Roy Hodgson to pick a negative line-up. England should be aiming for a win in Manaus.
Wednesday 11 June 2014
Every minute you are at a World Cup is the most special experience you can have as a professional footballer. You wake up in the morning and instantly appreciate it. It’s an absolute adrenaline rush.
Friday 06 June 2014
IF THERE is any chance of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain playing at this World Cup then Roy Hodgson has to keep him in the England squad and resist calls to summon a replacement.
Thursday 29 May 2014
IT’S become difficult to know who is the right man for Tottenham, but Mauricio Pochettino certainly ticks a lot of boxes.
Friday 09 May 2014
THEY are the two teams who have played the best football and been the most entertaining to watch, so it only seems right that Manchester City and Liverpool have been neck and neck at the top of the Premier League as the season’s final weekend loom
Tuesday 22 April 2014
IT WAS a trip back to the club where David Moyes made his name that showed him in the least flattering light.
Friday 28 March 2014
BOOS rang out at West Ham and Leyton Orient this week, despite the former ending a three-match losing streak with a precious victory and the latter being third in League One.
Friday 21 March 2014
ARSENE Wenger couldn’t have wished for a much tougher or more momentous fixture than tomorrow’s trip to Premier League leaders Chelsea for the occasion of his 1,000th match as Arsenal manager.
Thursday 06 March 2014
I’D WAGER that Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard, James Milner and Rickie Lambert didn’t sleep well last night.
Thursday 20 February 2014
WHEN Arsene Wenger woke up this morning I hope he was thinking about the Premier League rather than the Champions League. Because it’s time for him to change his priorities this season. Arsenal are not going to come back and win in Munich.
Thursday 06 February 2014
Allardyce and Pulis can make the difference
Friday 24 January 2014
LIKE the desperate Manchester United fan who dialled emergency services following Wednesday’s Capital One Cup elimination, signing Juan Mata feels like David Moyes’s 999 moment.