BBC Football Analyst Garth Crooks Baffles Everybody By Posting Yet Another Insane ‘Team Of The Week’

Chris Wright

5th, October 2015



Every Monday morning, BBC Sport’s resident football analyst pundit Garth Crooks presents his ‘team of the week’ unto the world – the 11 Premier League players to have caught his discerning, astute eye over the course of the weekend’s top flight action.

Crooks’ team usually just includes anybody who managed to score, forcibly shoe-horned into a formation of his choosing.

However, last weekend’s TotW (26th-27th September) saw Crooksy stray dangerously off piste by cramming his selection into a weird and wonderful 3-1-1-5 formation…


Image: BBC Sport

Absolutely insane. He’s nothing if not a maverick, that man.

Only our friend Garth has gone and trumped it with his latest maddening pick (3rd-4th October)which sees Kevin De Bruyne deployed as a defensive midfielder and both Alexis Sanchez and Marko Arnautovic fielded at left and right wing-back respectively in a hotch-potch 5-1-1-3 formation…


Image: BBC Sport

He’s just testing us now, isn’t he.