This government wants us to be distracted by football; don't be distracted by football.
Has a player's reputation ever gone before them so much and so early than it did with Joe Cole?
Too slowly, perhaps, but our shame and disgust in 2020 shows we are getting nicer...
Ghost games are okay - but is this sustainable? One of three things will happen...
Gianluigi Buffon was - and still is - a mixture of icy veins and red hot passion. And Johnny loves him.
Yes, really. And it's not because Johnny has done a lot of drugs. He misses that rush....
Football has become all about athleticism and too little about artistry. Get Dimitar Berbatov back in.
Project Restart depends on neutral grounds and no crowds. We look at the pros and cons.
A Premier League player speaks anonymously again about what he expects and wants to happen...
The return of football is being cast in the role of morale-booster, but most would be angry...
Will football ever regain its live audience? Would you feel comfortable going back?
Gianfranco Zola arrived at a very different England as a 30-year-old, and won each of us over instantly.
You can rearrange the deckchairs all you want but the end of football as know it is nigh...
Gabriel Batistuta was a remarkable player. He ensured the ball stayed hit and even pulled off a head band.
There are some who believe football is better now than it ever was. Check out any other decade and get back to us.
How much footballers earn is the subject of massive debate. Johnny answers 12 questions.
The Premier League made football and football clubs all about money. That has to end.
Millionaires are asked to bail out billionaires who in turn are being bailed out by public money.
Johnny Nic has the ear of an anonymous Premier League player with quite the response to Matt Hancock.
Cristiano Ronaldo learnt everything he knew about heading from Les Ferdinand, who is somehow not 6ft.
A lack of live football does not have to mean a lack of football. Open your ears...
There is no going back now. We have seen the power of the state in supporting society. Now for free football.
Andrea Pirlo embodies something so many of us admire and is effortlessly sexy doing it. Ooft.
It wasn't so much the football but the shinies and the sense of belonging for Johnny...
There is no tribalistic social media garbage, whataboutery and negativity has made way to a constant nostalgia trip.
Ronaldo was an average Joe with silly hair and dodgy knees. He was also one of the greatest ever.
Every Premier League footballer and club could help save the low paid and vulnerable...
A football revolution is upon us. What happens when you kick your addiction and lose your dealer's number?
Jesse Lingard and Eric Dier have been abused. Should they swallow it? Should they balls.
There are too many ways to consume football journalism; how can most of it survive?
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