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Glenn Moore

Glenn Moore is Football Editor for The Independent and a Uefa B licence holder. Glenn has worked for the Independent newspapers since 1993, initially as cricket correspondent of the Independent on Sunday, subsequently as football correspondent of The Independent before becoming football editor in 2004.

Sherwood grafts French bargains on to 'British core'

Having spoilt Bournemouth’s big day with a team featuring four French debutants, Aston Villa’s manager, Tim Sherwood, emphasised the need for a British core. Villa have done the bulk of their summer shopping abroad but Sherwood, who also began with five native players, insisted, “that core of British players is unbelievably important” with any further signings “probably coming in from the British market”.

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