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Miguel Delaney

Chief Football Writer


Miguel Delaney is The Independent’s award-winning Chief Football Writer. He has written for the publication since 2011 and focuses mainly on the Premier League and Champions League.

Testing remains key hurdle ahead of Premier League return

Exclusive: There is a newfound confidence that the Premier League will return in June, but the issue of coronavirus testing is seen as one of the ‘key problems’

Fifa exploring two options to restart international football

National federations are under as much economic pressure as clubs, since they need international games for funding, and thereby need some kind of roadmap for the next 18 months beyond a rescheduled Euro 2021

Newcastle United’s £300m takeover set to be completed by end of April

Parties involved do not anticipate any hold-up during the Premier League’s Owners’ and Directors’ Test 

Newcastle United £300m takeover deal moves closer

A Newcastle United takeover is close, with documents showing that owner Mike Ashley has entered into a charge agreement with potential buyer Amanda Staveley