Gennaro Gattuso
5 April 2018
He made a career from harnessing his inner rage for club and country. But, as the now-Milan manager admits, every now and then ‘the animal inside would come out’ – with dire consequences for anyone in striking distance. Team-mates included…
Francesco Totti
28 March 2018
Twenty-five years ago today, 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 still Totti never got the love he deserved on these shores. Andrew Murray wonders why...
Nigel Pearson Leuven
27 March 2018
His tenure at Leicester may be remembered for touchline scraps and press room spats, but as FFT heads to Belgium to meet the boss of Leuven, we find a man who’s calm. Eerily calm…
Paul Gascoigne Italia 90
21 March 2018
In the 1980s, football was at an all-time low – but Gazza's tears helped to usher in an era that saw the game return to its place at the heart of British popular culture. Gary Parkinson remembers the renaissance...
Dallas Tornados 1967
20 March 2018
Introducing the bonkers story of NASL side Dallas Tornado and their epic adventure: featuring raging monkeys, rock-throwing rabbles... and a run-in with the Viet Cong  
Illustration: Paul Lacolley
16 March 2018
His unbelievable last-gasp goal for Carlisle United will be remembered forever, but what happened to Glass after he saved the Cumbrians from Football League oblivion? He tells all...
Messi, Fabregas, Pique Ansias
14 March 2018
In the early 2000s, three greats played in the same side at Barcelona’s La Masia academy for a season – and blew all of their rivals away
12 March 2018
Was Van Gaal always so bonkers? Why did Ariel Ortega headbutt him? Does he still laugh about JT’s slip? Your questions answered in November 2017...
Thomas English
9 March 2018
Set to sign for QPR in 2001 after an impressive S.League season with Marine Castle United, the former Arsenal trainee almost died in a freak accident. Now, 17 years on, the 36-year-old shares his tale with FourFourTwo…
Patrick Kluivert Ajax 1995
1 March 2018
The Cruyff-inspired ‘70s team may have been their greatest in history – but in the early ’90s a new golden generation helped to make Amsterdam the capital city of Europe for a second time

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