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Why the football in Ted Lasso looks better than in other shows
By Stuart Higgins published
INTERVIEW FourFourTwo speaks to Kasali Casal, the man behind the football choreography on the Emmy Award-winning Ted Lasso
Lionesses star Keira Walsh won the Euros, broke the world transfer record and had a bus named after her – but would have quit the game if she hadn't seen a psychologist
By Chris Evans published
INTERVIEW Kiera Walsh grew up watching Pep Guardiola's Barça, so when the chance to make a world record move to Barcelona and challenge for the Champions League, she jumped at the chance
Nile Ranger's long journey back to football: "I’ve reflected on everything I’ve done wrong – and everyone I've hurt"
By Nile Ranger last updated
LONGREAD Nile Ranger was tipped for the very top after making his Newcastle debut aged 18, the striker tells FFT about his troubled past, long list of regrets... and what he'll do with his final chance
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Lenny Pidgeley tried to play through depression until someone else announced his retirement
By Lewis Watson published
Longread Farnborough released a statement saying Lenny Pidgeley retired from football in 2018, against his wishes. Here, he explains to FourFourTwo what playing professionally with depression was like, and his feelings towards the club after that statement
England's Beth Mead: 'I wanted to stop being a brat – I'm not the only striker to be pushed out to the wing'
By Chris Evans published
EXCLUSIVE Arsenal's Beth Mead won Euro 2022 with England in the summer, and has now landed BBC Sports Personality of the Year. She tells FourFourTwo how she reached the top of her game
Jill Scott: 'My final act was winning the Euros in front of 87,000 fans at Wembley. Nothing will beat that'
By Jill Scott published
LONGREAD Now Lionesses legend Jill Scott can add winning I'm A Celebrity alongside her Euro 2022 success with England. Here, she talks FourFourTwo through her whole 18-year playing career
Serie A in the '90s: when Baggio, Batistuta and Italian football ruled the world
By Chris Flanagan published
Serie A Channel 4's Football Italia hit our screens 30 years ago today, during a period when Calcio was king. During the 1990s, Serie A teams owned 13 European trophies, six world-record transfers and six Ballon d'Or winners, plus every iconic star from Asprilla to Zidane
Ranked! All 92 Premier League and Football League club badges
By Tom Hancock last updated
EVERY CREST RANKED Separating the crap crests from the lovely logos – where does your club sit in our list?
How the Premier League breakaway happened: The first season of 1992/93, as told by its heroes
By Andrew Murray published
PL TURNS 30 In 1992, a group broke away from Division 1 to form a brand new league with an exciting revenue model. As the Premier League hits 30 years old, Andrew Murray remembers the first-ever Premier League season
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