About Frank Dalleres

As Sports Editor of City A.M. I cover all sports but have a particular interest in football, tennis, golf and sport business. Send stories and tip-offs to frank.dalleres@cityam.com

2019 Articles

Did Manchester United and Arsenal break each other  last season?
Did Manchester United and Arsenal break each other last season?
It was Arsenal who broke Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United towards the end of last season, or so the theory [...]
September 29, 2019
Premier League round-up: Heady Hammers; United striker light; Aubameyang saves Emery's skin – again; and Howe's Fab Four
Premier League round-up: Heady Hammers; United striker light; Aubameyang saves Emery's skin – again; and Howe's Fab Four
After an inauspicious start to the season, these are heady times at West Ham. Unbeaten in six games, no goals [...]
September 22, 2019
Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Arsenal: Young guns paper over the cracks
Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Arsenal: Young guns paper over the cracks
Crisis averted – for now, at least. Following the damaging collapse at Watford on Sunday, Arsenal and Unai Emery could [...]
September 19, 2019
Olympiacos 2-2 Tottenham: Spurs stuck in limbo after slipping up in Greece
Olympiacos 2-2 Tottenham: Spurs stuck in limbo after slipping up in Greece
Champions League hangover or the lingering effects of a summer of uncertainty? Whatever the cause, Tottenham remain a team in [...]
September 18, 2019
Watford 2-2 Arsenal: Five things we learned as Sanchez Flores enjoys bounce
Watford 2-2 Arsenal: Five things we learned as Sanchez Flores enjoys bounce
New manager bounce is not reserved for brand new managers, as Quique Sanchez Flores proved on Sunday when his second [...]
September 15, 2019
Norwich win over Man City highlighted all that's exciting about new season
Norwich win over Man City highlighted all that's exciting about new season
There is an invigorating unfamiliarity to the new Premier League season, with some eye-catching displays from the promoted teams introducing [...]
September 15, 2019
Raheem Sterling hits new heights and shows why sponsors are in hot pursuit
Raheem Sterling hits new heights and shows why sponsors are in hot pursuit
Last month it emerged that Raheem Sterling was being courted by Air Jordan, the Nike sub-brand reported to be considering [...]
September 11, 2019
Why England should beware in-form Kosovo in Euro 2020 qualifier
Why England should beware in-form Kosovo in Euro 2020 qualifier
England play Kosovo for the first time on Tuesday as both sides attempt to take another step towards qualifying for [...]
September 9, 2019
Jadon Sancho can relieve England's reliance on Raheem Sterling if given chance ahead of Marcus Rashford
Jadon Sancho can relieve England's reliance on Raheem Sterling if given chance ahead of Marcus Rashford
It sounds pernickety to demand more from a football team that has just won 4-0, taking their record in the [...]
September 8, 2019
Home affairs: All five British Isles teams can still reach Euro 2020 and lend tournament a distinctly British flavour
Home affairs: All five British Isles teams can still reach Euro 2020 and lend tournament a distinctly British flavour
For a tournament that is supposed to be pan-continental there is already a distinctly British flavour to next summer’s European [...]
September 5, 2019
Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Honours even as Eriksen shines in frenetic north London derby
Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Honours even as Eriksen shines in frenetic north London derby
This was a result that both teams would probably have taken beforehand but truly satisfied no one – except perhaps [...]
September 1, 2019
Return to Anfield, scene of harrowing recent defeats, offers early test of Arsenal's putative revival
Return to Anfield, scene of harrowing recent defeats, offers early test of Arsenal's putative revival
If any fixture can puncture the fragile early-season optimism that has broken out at Arsenal then it is surely the [...]
August 22, 2019
Clear and obvious cases of misplaced outrage as VAR and new handball rule deny Manchester City against Tottenham
Clear and obvious cases of misplaced outrage as VAR and new handball rule deny Manchester City against Tottenham
Another weekend of Premier League football, another batch of outrage at the correct implementation of new rules. This time at [...]
August 18, 2019
English footballers are back in vogue in the Premier League: Why a no-deal Brexit means it is a sign of things to come
English footballers are back in vogue in the Premier League: Why a no-deal Brexit means it is a sign of things to come
“That is a conundrum that we have to solve,” said Gareth Southgate in December last year, addressing the increasingly marginal [...]
August 14, 2019