Action Replay

22 November 2016
 What the hell happened to the Prem’s worst ever player? 20 years on from that 53-minute horror show, FFT hits the trail of football’s most unlikely cult hero...
Pablo Escobar, Narcos
14 November 2016
Pablo Escobar may be one of history’s most infamous criminals, but he also had a soft spot for football. Here's the story of how his passion – and money – changed the face of Colombia's game
19 October 2016
Before the digital age, fans needed a land line and deep pockets to hear player and manager interviews, live commentary and transfer gossip – and occasionally got a foul-mouthed bonus...
19 September 2016
These days an English club hiring a manager from overseas is par for the course, but it wasn’t always thus. When Doug Ellis’s Villa made Dr Jozef Venglos the top flight’s first foreign gaffer in 1990, nobody knew quite what to make of him – including his baffled squad
13 September 2016
Almost 30 years on, Richard Edwards recalls the magical month when Jim McLean’s side saw off El Tel’s Spanish giants home and away en route to the UEFA Cup final. Celtic: take heart...
16 August 2016
Joao Havelange’s unseating of Sir Stanley Rous as FIFA President in 1974 precipitated a period of politics, pound signs and power struggles
13 July 2016
Get your hands on the latest edition of FourFourTwo, available from Thursday July 14 in print, on iPad and iPhone...
10 July 2016
From a hole in some cloth to the side of a church, to a Scotsman-proof elliptical aluminium structure: FFT tells the tale of what is, after all, the most important part of any football pitch...
29 June 2016
When Sven-Goran Eriksson took over as England’s first foreign manager in February 2001, he faced a staggering 'welcome' from high-level officials and gutter-level tabloids. Steve Anglesey explains why, and what happened next 
9 June 2016
Matthias Sindelar was arguably the finest player of the inter-war years, until a tap-in signalled the end of his career… and, depending on who you believe, his life. FFT tells his amazing story...


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