Golaccio! During the 1990s, Italy was the undisputed home of football. 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. Welcome to a time when Calcio was king...
Manchester United signed their long-serving former skipper on this day 25 years ago, but the Irishman had already shown his special spark the previous season. Nick Miller remembers his outstanding season at Nottingham Forest
Ah, it's that time of year again. But before the digital age, fans needed a landline and deep pockets to hear player and manager interviews, live commentary and transfer gossip – and occasionally got a foul-mouthed bonus
A seizure denied Ronaldo the 1998 World Cup winner’s medal he and many others felt he deserved. Then a string of career-threatening injuries left him facing a long and painful battle against his own body
On this day in 1978, Fergie was told to clear his desk at Love Street. He lost his fight in court, with an industrial tribunal ruling he had "neither by experience nor talent, any managerial ability at all". Showed them, didn't he?