Hughton: Stopping a jet-heeled striker

There can be many strings to a striker's bow, but the one that has defenders reaching for their comfort blankets is raw, unadulterated pace.

Indulging them in a straight foot-race is bordering on the suicidal, so how else can you combat these speed demons? Fear not - Chris Hughton's got a few ideas.

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Huw was on the FourFourTwo staff from 2009 to 2015, ultimately as the magazine's Managing Editor, before becoming a freelancer and moving to Wales. As a writer, editor and tragic statto, he still contributes regularly to FFT in print and online, though as a match-going #WalesAway fan, he left a small chunk of his brain on one of many bus journeys across France in 2016.