Ryan Mason
26 September 2018
Ryan Mason was part of the same Tottenham academy generation as Harry Kane, but after representing his boyhood team and his country, his life took a different turn – one which left him lucky to be alive at all
Marcelo Bielsa
21 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
12 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...   
David Beckham Desert Island Discs
8 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?
SHARES
8 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
Kevin Keegan, Michael Owen Newcastle
5 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
29 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
23 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
21 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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