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Johan Cruyff Four years on from his passing, we look at the enduring legacy Johan Cruyff left at the Nou Camp – and what it means for football worldwide today
Premier League Football was once as much of a Christmas Day staple as the Queen's Speech and pigs in blankets – but was it all festive fun or just a freezing farce? Paul Brown dons his silly hat...
Action Replay When Jimmy Armfield took over an ailing Leeds side, only one thing could get them back on track: a show for the locals
Action Replay They face Flamengo tonight, as they did in 1981 – but three years later, Joe Fagan’s Reds took on Argentine club Independiente for the honour of becoming world club champions. In order to win it, they would have to overcome one of South America’s finest cup teams and a miserable English record in the competition
England When Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson decided to hold the 1970 general election during the World Cup, he was concerned what effect England's performance could have. Then, four days before the vote, the Three Lions were knocked out...
Action Replay The new Tottenham boss has not had as much success in recent years as he once did – but the story of how he worked himself to the top of the game is one worth telling, explains Andy Mitten
Action Replay Docker Hughes’s notorious firm were better known for causing chaos wherever they went in the 1980s, but made headlines of a different kind when their leader ran for office with a madcap manifesto
FourFourTwo FC Pripyat were preparing for a cup semi-final and move to a new stadium in April 1986 when Chernobyl changed everything. Their former captain recalls how a progressive town and its football team came to an abrupt, tragic end
Tottenham Hotspur On this day in 1978, World Cup stars Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa were treated to a ticker-tape welcome for their Tottenham debuts. The British game’s first major influx of overseas stars turned gloom into glamour – and started a revolution
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