About eight months ago, I wrote an article about where the worlds of Harry Potter and football collide, when fiction becomes fact and why every team does indeed need a Ron. The article (here: https://everyteamneedsaron.wordpress.com/2012/12/08/every-team-needs-a-ron-2/) does seem a little dated now, even after this short space of time; for example, it speaks of the vital role Scott Parker was playing and the importance of De Jong at Manchester City. So it seemed appropriate to pen a second edition, in particular bringing in the ‘Is Michael Carrick actually any good?’ argument.
First of all though, what exactly is a Ron? To summarise from the previous article, they are hardworking, reliable, trustworthy, below the radar players – Continue reading