Christmas Day football
23 December 2019
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...
Leeds United pantomime 1974
22 December 2019
When Jimmy Armfield took over an ailing Leeds side, only one thing could get them back on track: a show for the locals
Monterrey fans
18 December 2019
May’s CONCACAF Champions League final was also one of the world’s biggest derbies, as Monterrey took on Tigres. Andy Mitten was there to see the madness unfold
England WAGS Coleen Rooney Rebekah Vardy
10 October 2019
Did England’s other halves really cost Sven’s charges the World Cup? Steve Anglesey hits the Black Forest
Portsmouth Southampton
24 September 2019
It's the south-coast derby that hardly ever happens. And when it does, ancient maritime rivalries get out of hand – as Steve Morgan reported in the April 2004 edition of FourFourTwo
Chernobyl disaster football team
23 September 2019
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
Mark Goldbridge Twitter YouTube
13 September 2019
Aha! Whether you love him or laugh at him, the ex-copper’s Twitter chat and Manchester United rants are compulsive viewing. He explains life from his side of the screen...
Diego Maradona Mexico FourFourTwo
6 September 2019
FFT travels deep into drug cartel country to find a man loving life managing second-tier Dorados de Sinaloa – and more than happy to lend a hand at Old Trafford
Gary Lineker
4 September 2019
Can a moniker make or break a career? How did Mighty Mouse become the father of all German Kevins? Huw Davies uncovers the game’s bizarre and at times baffling nomenclature
Henry Norris Arsenal
30 August 2019
Jon Spurling on the controversial figure who took Arsenal to Highbury over a hundred years ago

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