World Cup 2002

30 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 
26 June 2014
England are back, and therefore so are the hollering headlines. Richard Edwards studies the back pages' back pages...
26 June 2014
Musos used to say the devil has the best tunes. But does the devil work for the BBC or ITV? FourFourTwo's James Maw compares the British television theme tunes to the last eight tournaments to determine which network is best (at coming up with theme tunes). Wistful sighs and shameful cringing aplenty...
16 June 2014
Nick Moore reels off the men who wowed, delighted and thrilled in Asia's first-ever World Cup...
9 June 2014
The former midfielder turned media pundit talks to Andy Greeves about some stirring performances from the Republic of Ireland at the 2002 World Cup...
9 June 2014
An alternative view of 2002 from Back of the Net's John Foster...
9 June 2014
Senegal set the tone from the off, but it was South Korea's miraculous run to the semi-finals that really caused a stir, writes Nick Harper...
9 June 2014
FourFourTwo magazine editor David Hall recalls an emotional pilgrimage to the Sapporo Dome on June 7th 2002...
9 June 2014
The Republic of Ireland's first World Cup appearance in eight years was a mere footnote to the explosive events which occured beforehand, as Miguel Delaney explains...
9 June 2014
The first co-hosted World Cup, not least making its debut in Asia, provided an unforgettable blend of political aggro, on-pitch scandal and shocks aplenty. Louis Massarella explains... 
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