Steve McManaman: One-on-One

Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder Steve McManaman answers readers' questions in FourFourTwo back in October 2004, when he was playing for Manchester City.

It's fitting that FourFourTwo meets Steve McManaman at Salford's Lowry hotel rather than the usual Mancunian footballer hangouts, such as the Living Room or Circle Bar. He was always perceived to be a player apart, infamously one of the lads on occasions but usually associated with the thoughtful minority in the game, as shown by his well-regarded Times columns or in the exemplary ambassadorial manner in which he conducted himself in Madrid.

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Nick Moore

Nick Moore is a freelance journalist based on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. He wrote his first FourFourTwo feature in 2001 about Gerard Houllier's cup-treble-winning Liverpool side, and has continued to ink his witty words for the mag ever since. Nick has produced FFT's 'Ask A Silly Question' interview for 16 years, once getting Peter Crouch to confess that he dreams about being a dwarf.