Roberto Martinez's Belgium came third at the World Cup, sit atop the FIFA world rankings and have a golden generation the likes of which the country has never seen. But can they make it count at Euro 2020?
Sunderland may have dashed Stefan Schwarz's dreams of going to space, but the Swede did play a crucial role on Earth at Euro 92
Aston Villa Former Aston Villa and Celtic manager Jozef Venglos has died, aged 84. He became the top flight's first foreign gaffer in 1990, introducing ideas that are common today – but were revolutionary at the time
Top 10 Champions League winner Larsson is a surprise candidate for the Shrimpers job. Yet going down the leagues to make your name as a manager isn't easy...
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
Retro Rich Edwards reflects on the despised Football League Super Cup that aimed to compensate for English clubs' European exile
Liverpool Joe Januszewski recalls the sales pitch that persuaded John Henry and FSG to mount a takeover that would change life forever at Anfield
Lists Humdrum pre-season tours and run-of-the-mill away days – what could possibly go wrong? Er, quite a lot actually...
UEFA Europa League Fans didn’t have so far to travel for the rain-sodden 1972 UEFA Cup Final between Tottenham and Wolves – and they still complained
Lists The managerial merry-go-round is never far from claiming its latest victim – but often rewards the fallen gaffer again before too long. Here's 10 who failed to get back on the horse...
England As England jet off to Russia for their imminent Repino arrival, Richard Edwards regales the Three Lions' previous World Cup hideouts
England U20 Richard Edwards delves into the unusual career path of the gaffer who led England's talented U20 team to their stunning success in South Korea this summer
Football League Rejoice, it’s that time of year when the domestic game goes gaga! Richard Edwards honours the heroes, villains and, er, terriers from the Football League’s grand finale...
Richard Edwards recalls the game's oddest instances of thievery, including that time David Beckham's car ended up in the hands of Macedonia's interior minister
Rafael Benítez The Arsenal chief is under significant pressure in north London, but Rich Edwards has picked out half a dozen bosses who had it worse
Newcastle United Super Kev's magnificent Magpies were much loved by neutrals in the '90s. But who was among the Toon Army's Great Entertainers – and what became of them?
Transfer news The former Tottenham trainee was farmed out to Yeovil (four times!), Millwall, Crystal Palace, Peterborough, Swindon, Charlton (twice) and Brighton over a five-year period
Top 10 It was revealed over the weekend that Mario Balotelli would have pocketed an extra £1m per season at Liverpool if he'd avoided being sent off for violent conduct three times in a campaign. Richard Edwards uncovers more contractual oddities
Southampton What the hell happened to Dia, who earned infamy on this day in 1996? FourFourTwo hits the trail of football’s most unlikely cult hero
As the two clubs prepare to horns at St Mary, so Richard Edwards takes a look at those who represented both sides of the divide
England Richard Edwards chats to the Toffees' ex-technical coordinator about coaching, young players and the Three Lions' failings
Action Replay Ah, it's that time of year again. But before the digital age, fans needed a landline and deep pockets to hear player and manager interviews, live commentary and transfer gossip – and occasionally got a foul-mouthed bonus
Premier League With Chelsea set to take on Liverpool in the second FNF, Richard Edwards examines the gradual shift away from 3pm kick-offs on a Saturday
Dundee United 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...
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