Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson is a columnist for the Guardian, the editor of the Blizzard, the co-host of the podcast It Was What It Was and author of 12 books on football history and one novel.

@jonawils

Jonathan Wilson is a columnist for the Guardian, the editor of the Blizzard, the co-host of the podcast It Was What It Was and author of 12 books on football history and one novel.

Gareth Southgate’s ruthless reign

Jonathan Wilson

14 Jun 2024

How political is Orbán’s football obsession?

Jonathan Wilson

04 Jun 2024

Thomas Piketty and the decline of football

Jonathan Wilson

18 Apr 2024

War didn’t destroy Russian football – Russia did

Jonathan Wilson

13 Mar 2024

Ivory Coast is back from the dead

Jonathan Wilson

09 Feb 2024

Terry Venables: gambler of Euro 96

Jonathan Wilson

27 Nov 2023

I went to Gabon for football – and found a massacre

Jonathan Wilson

31 Aug 2023

What’s the point of the Women’s World Cup?

Jonathan Wilson

19 Aug 2023

Football is a game for intellectuals

Jonathan Wilson

11 Aug 2023

How the Saudi Empire bought football

Jonathan Wilson

28 Jul 2023

Gareth Southgate’s awkward revolution

Jonathan Wilson

16 Jun 2023

The collapse of the Leicester dream

Jonathan Wilson

30 May 2023

How football outgrew the BBC

Jonathan Wilson

13 Mar 2023

Does Ryan Reynolds understand football?

Jonathan Wilson

06 Feb 2023

Football died after Pelé

Jonathan Wilson

30 Dec 2022

The World Cup has never been beautiful

Jonathan Wilson

11 Nov 2022

Viktor Orbán is football crazy

Jonathan Wilson

15 Jun 2021

Maradona, the Argentinian Messiah

Jonathan Wilson

26 Nov 2020