2014 Review: #2 John Irving

In 2014, New Zealand club side Auckland City surprised everyone by finishing third place in the FIFA Club World Cup and English defender John Irving was a key part of their success. Irving joined the Everton academy at the age of seven and was a stalwart of the Everton youth sides throughout his time at the club, …

English in action: FIFA Club World Cup

Auckland City, with four Englishmen in their ranks, stunned football fans across the globe as they finished third in the FIFA Club World Cup. The tournament, which sees the winner of each continent's premier competition take on each other, was held in Morocco from the 10th to the 20th December. Auckland qualified as winners of …