Marcelo Bielsa
20 September 2018
If you thought Brian Clough’s Leeds spell was fraught, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Bielsa has inspired a generation of top coaches to become winners – and a string of club owners to pull their hair out
George Best
14 September 2018
Best thought he was Manchester United’s errand boy – but ended up wearing the No.7 shirt and starting a legend. On this day 55 years ago...
David Beckham Inter Miami
11 September 2018
His quest has been plagued by problems and setbacks, but that’s never stopped him before. This is the story of Becks's turbulent journey from bootroom to boardroom...   
Rupert Murdoch, Manchester United
9 September 2018
Twenty years ago, on a wave of TV money and digital fear, Sky tried to buy the world’s biggest club. Gary Parkinson recalls a world of shares, shocks and resent
David Beckham Desert Island Discs
7 September 2018
The eight recordings, book and luxury item with which castaways have been permitted have been a BBC radio staple for eight decades – but what have various members of the football world chosen to take onto a desert island?
Graham Taylor, England manager
6 September 2018
When Graham Taylor granted TV cameras full access to his England camp in 1993, little could he have predicted the furore that followed. FFT went behind the scenes of the film that hung the beleaguered boss out to dry with his ‘Taylorisms’ – and ruined the career of his right-hand man   
Kevin Keegan, Michael Owen Newcastle
4 September 2018
A decade ago today, King Kev turned his back and headed for the door marked 'exit' at St James' Park, citing irreconcilable differences with Magpies owner Mike Ashley. Plus ça change...
Unai Emery Arsenal
28 August 2018
‘Wenger Out’ may have become a popular refrain at Arsenal towards the end, but replacing the all-powerful Arsene isn’t easy. In the man who's trying to, the Gunners have another tireless obsessive who'll stop at nothing to improve them
Illustration: Joe Waldron
22 August 2018
A Swiss company that monitors suspicious betting patterns is now at the vanguard of the battle to end match-fixing. FourFourTwo visited the London-based nerve centre of a secretive operation proving that if you want to expose corruption, just follow the money...
David Beckham Manchester United 1998
20 August 2018
On June 30, 1998, one petulant flick of a right foot changed the Manchester United midfielder’s life. His red card against Argentina sparked outrage across England. Well, everywhere but Old Trafford...

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