It was quite a week for Stewart Downing, Darren Bent and Ashley Young. The threesome all gave performances which announced them as the future.
Downing passed and crossed with authority and aplomb, Bent moved and finished with real sharpness. But it was, in two matches scrutinised in every detail, Young who really shone.
Unworried by responsibility, he demonstrated a handy amalgam of pace and intelligence which made him look as good a prospect as any around. Watching him run and move with such authority, playing at times like a proper number 10, it comes as no surprise to learn that hisRead More »from Too good to go down?