|Desc||Only one player completed more than 70 dribbles in the Bundesliga in 2018-19. Jadon Sancho not only reached that tally, he also ended the season with more than 100 dribbles completed. The England international caused headaches for full-backs all season and was also a nightmare for centre-backs with his crossing ability. Sancho finished with more assists (14) than any other player in the German top flight and was named the winner of Goal’s NxGn, which ranks the 50 best teenagers in the world|
|Org||England National Team|
|Club as Player||Borussia Dortmund|
2019 08 27 Retrieve
[After making his second England start, Jadon Sancho praised Sterling’s form at club level] His numbers are crazy this year, and he’s showing all the youngsters what it’s about. I’m just happy that I’m sharing a pitch with him
2019 09 03 Retrieve
[England winger Jadon Sancho fears players will start to fall out of love with football if instances of racism continue to blight the game] I personally think that it just has to stop. No player wants to play football and have abuse like that. It puts the confidence down in players and the love of the sport will go very soon if it doesn’t stop. Everyone should be happy and do what they are doing without receiving racial abuse. I don’t think it is [just] social media. Some fans are just really passionate and obviously they say what they want to say. I feel they need to slow it down a bit - we’re still only human. Just because we play football people might think we are just famous and ignorant to that but we just love the sport and just want to play. It is hard to see things like this because it feels like ‘why should we play football?’. I felt that Romelu Lukaku handled it really well by not reacting and carrying on playing
2019 09 03b Retrieve
[Man Utd target Jadon Sancho ‘wouldn’t mind’ playing in Premier League or La Liga] I can’t tell the future but I wouldn’t mind. La Liga I wouldn’t mind also, but we don’t know yet. I am just happy that I’m playing and that’s the main thing. I’m just helping my team and learning every day when I’m on the pitch
[England winger was adamant he could block out the outside noise and believed his location helped avoid pressure from the media] I don’t really try to take notice of all the media. I just try to stay focused on my game. Obviously being in Germany has taken off the pressure of the media and I think that’s really helping me a lot and keeping me focused
2019 09 10 Retrieve
[Jadon Sancho has dedicated his first England goals to his late grandmother after starring in a 5-3 Euro 2020 qualifying win over Kosovo] It was a good run from Raheem, he found me and I slotted it home. It means a lot to me personally and for my family it is a special day. I dedicate the goals to my nan, who was a big fan of me but has sadly passed away
It was a crazy game. I’m delighted to score my first goal for England. The opener was a bad mistake from us but it was a great comeback.
[Sancho acknowledged there are defensive improvements needed despite a fourth Group A win out of four games] I think we started a bit slow [after half-time]. Next time we have to pick up on that and learn from it.
2019 09 18 Retrieve
[Man Utd target Jadon Sancho focused on Dortmund as club declare he’s not for sale] I can’t tell the future. I just take it game by game. I just wanna give 100 per cent for Borussia Dortmund. I really want to do well with Dortmund. Obviously, I want to win titles and give everything.
[He scored 12 goals and supplied 14 assists as Dortmund finished runners-up to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga last season and already has two goals and four assists this term] It’s crazy. Everything has come so fast. But I have a great team. They keep me humbled. I just take it game by game and give 100%.
2019 09 28 Retrieve
[Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho has aired his frustration at EA Sports once again, this time for getting his hairstyle wrong in the new FIFA game] My tattoo has to be in the next part of FIFA. In addition, EA should take a closer look at my hair to get my hair done better. Because actually my hair has a transition on the sides, but not in FIFA 20. That bothers me when I see it in the game
I always look immediately for my rating in FIFA. This year my rating should have been better - especially my passing value. That’s why on Twitter I complained to EA. But I’m sure the number will increase over the course of the season. Of course it’s very important to me. I don’t like to see FIFA fall come up short with my ratings. But my numbers speak for themselves: if you look at what I did last season, how many assists I gave, that does not fit in with my rating in FIFA
[The former Manchester City academy star revealed his strategy when it comes to the Ultimate Team mode, saying he tries to get his friends on his side] First I try to buy my friends: Reiss Nelson, Marcus Edwards, generally many players from England. Of course, I also get my card as fast as possible and all my team-mates from Borussia Dortmund. But that’s not always easy, because a few players are too expensive for my team in the beginning. When I play Ultimate Team, I just look at the strength of the players. I don’t care about chemistry, so FIFA should work on that in my opinion: the chemistry should not be decisive. There’s a big difference [from real life], it’s not a game after all. When a new player joins the team, it always takes a few weeks for him to get used to the new environment and the system.
2019 11 13 Retrieve
[England star Jadon Sancho reveals Marco Reus Reus’s Dortmund warning] The players at Dortmund give me loads of advice because they’re so experienced. Marco Reus is a great player and he keeps telling me that I need to keep working hard in training because someone can take your place at any time. I really listen to that because I believe what he says. There’s always someone below you who wants to take your position. If you work hard week in and week out it makes it hard for them to get picked instead of you. Football’s very competitive and you can’t afford to slacken off
Every foreign player who comes to England has to learn English. Spanish players find it different to home. I felt like I’d enjoy adapting and learning a different language. I’ve picked up the training terms really well. When everyone’s speaking German in sessions I understand what they’re saying. Obviously, speaking it fluently is a bit difficult at the moment but I’m picking it up slowly but surely. Moving abroad is different for individuals and it depends on their personality. My situation is that I’ve always been away from home since I was 11. It’s about how you handle situations by yourself. There’ll be many days when it’s difficult. It’s not for everyone. But it’s a good option. You’ve just got to make sure you get the decisions right if you do make the move
Ronaldinho was the main guy I used to watch on YouTube. But I liked Frank Lampard quite a lot and Didier Drogba when they were playing for Chelsea. They were the three players I looked up to
2019 11 26 Retrieve
[Asked about the next step in his career earlier this year, he said he was not focused on the transfer talk] I can’t tell the future. I just take it game by game. I just wanna give 100 per cent for Borussia Dortmund.
2019 11 28 Retrieve
[Sancho responds to fan claiming he’s ‘behaving like a piece of sh*t’] Think I showed heart and desire last night. Anyway, we will try our best to get the three points on Saturday
2019 12 14 Retrieve
[English teenager Sancho once again starred against Mainz] The front three – me, Thorgan and Marco – have got a good connection and we work on it on the training pitch. We come here like today and we show our skills. We help each other and we score together, so it’s good
2020 02 28 Retrieve
[Jadon Sancho hopes he can play football every day until he turns 100 years old] I just love football. You can’t really take that out of me - I just love the game, and love the sport. Of course. football will be my first love forever
Before a game, probably listen to my music, and because I know everyone’s watching, especially for the fans, especially if it’s cold, I don’t want them to just come and support us. I want them to go home smiling and be happy that they came out to the end and watched us win. I’m just trying to be a winner and have that winning mentality every game I go into
Personally, I think when we go in front, just to keep our focus, because our focus lacks in that area of the field. When we score, they score straight away, and they get back into the game - I feel like we need to be stronger in that, but other than that, I feel like we play very good football. We connect well, we get great opportunities to score. It’s about keeping that winning mentality to the last whistle
2020 05 07 Retrieve
[Forget the World Cup: The Ballon d’Or is becoming football’s most coveted trophy] Obviously, I dream of winning the Ballon d’Or, given the likes of those who have won it previously, like Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Modric and Ronaldinho. All these greats have won it, so I feel like that should be a big inspiration to everyone in the world that plays football
2020 05 24 Retrieve
[What is Jadon Sancho’s net worth and how much does the Borussia Dortmund star earn?] Growing up in Kennington has made me the man I am today; I owe a lot to South London for nurturing the way I play. I hope the local kids feel empowered to tell their own stories through football and follow in my footsteps - this pitch being just the ignition point
2020 06 01 Retrieve
[Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho celebrated the first of three goals against Paderborn on Sunday by revealing a t-shirt with the message ‘Justice for George Floyd’] First professional hat trick. A bittersweet moment personally as there are more important things going on in the world today that we must address and help make a change. We have to come together as one & fight for justice. We are stronger together! #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd
2020 06 03 Retrieve
[Sancho, Hakimi, McKennie & Marcus Thuram avoid punishment from DFB for George Floyd tributes amid US protests] The DFB Control Committee will not initiate proceedings against Hakimi, Sancho, McKennie & Thuram. The committee also intends to maintain this line in new anti-racism campaigns to mark the death of George Floyd on the coming match days
2020 06 05 Retrieve
[DFL fine Borussia Dortmund star for breaking coronavirus lockdown to get a haircut] The DFL fines Manuel Akanji and Jadon Sancho. The Borussia Dortmund players had apparently violated general hygiene and infection protection standards at home hairdressing appointments, and in particular the medical and organisational concept of the DFL task force ‘Sports Medicine / Special Game Operations.
There is no question that professional footballers have to have their hair cut. However, this currently has to be done in accordance with the medical-organisational concept. In specific cases, the club had also provided its players with a corresponding opportunity.
In principle, the DFL does not provide any information about the amount of a penalty in contractual penalty proceedings. Players have the right to lodge a complaint within five days. The penalties are expressly not directed against the club, for which no ‘organisational fault’ is recognisable.
2020 06 05b Twitter
[Sancho slams DFL after Borussia Dortmund star fined for breaking coronavirus lockdown to get a haircut] Absolute Joke DFL!
2020 06 06 Retrieve
[Sancho wrote last weekend after scoring three against Paderborn in the days following Floyd’s killing] First professional hat trick. A bittersweet moment personally as there are more important things going on in the world today that we must address and help make a change. We have to come together as one & fight for justice. We are stronger together! #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd