Studs Up

Monday Night Link-Up
April 20, 2009, 5:10 pm
Filed under: Football


I don’t really have an opinion on which position is the most important in football. The world’s most expensive player ever, Zinedine Zidane, was an attacking midfielder. And looking at the Top 10 Most Expensive Transfers in the history of football, no particular position features above all others, even striker. However, one position is conspicuous by its absence, and that is full-back.

This leads me to this week’s Monday Night Link-Up. Jonathan Wilson, writing for The Guardian, puts forward a very interesting argument for the importance of full-backs, and not just in the modern game.

Check it out:


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