City may now be a slick footballing juggernaut and among the favourites for the game’s biggest honours this season, but two decades ago they were slumming it in the third tier – and could have sunk even lower
In 1992, a group of TV execs came up with an idea as brilliant as it was simple: get players from all 92 league clubs to sprint for the right to call themselves the game’s fastest (and win a new telly)
As the Manchester United hero takes charge full-time, we raid our archive for the Norwegian's brilliant career reflective. What does he expect as a boss? Did he mind being called a super-sub? And does he still play Football Manager?!
On this day in 1993, a fresh-faced 16-year-old made his Roma debut. He remained a one-club man until his retirement in 2017, having scored 300 goals and won the World Cup with Italy – but was still never appreciated as he should have been on these shores. Andrew Murray wonders why...
His appointment as England manager two years ago was deemed underwhelming by many, having flopped in his previous post at Middlesbrough. But now he’s doing something nobody else could for over two decades
Bruce Grobbelaar won the lot with Liverpool, but only after fighting in the Rhodesian Bush War as a teenager. He shares his remarkable story – and how the harrowing experience helped him to stand up to King Kenny
For a generation of fans, Adriano’s stats on Pro Evo 6 summed up the limitless potential of Ronaldo’s heir. Instead, The Emperor’s reign was ended by an incredible cocktail of injury, tragedy... and an AK47 made of gold