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Articles by Amit Katwala

David Villa, Xavi
1 June 2018
Back to South Africa: Suarez's shameless handball, those vuvuzelas... and our list of the tournament's finest stars
Zinedine Zidane World Cup 2006
30 May 2018
The finest players in the world sometimes don’t quite manage to produce their best on the biggest stage of all. Others seem fired up by the global attention, playing in ways they never could for their club. Here are 25 of the tournament greats...
Jermain Defoe
11 April 2018
Sometimes life is just cruel. A combination of bad luck, circumstance and blinding loyalty meant this diamond dozen ended their careers without a single medal on their mantel
30 March 2018
Rancid filth. From drunken captains to dour managers, this lot are simply and statistically the worst sides ever to compete in England’s top flight since 1992/93
16 February 2018
World Cup winners, multiple Champions League victors and more. We're not saying this lot were bad footballers, but their epic trophy hauls probably surpass their ability...
31 January 2018
The data from our friends at STATS on the dead-ball specialists with the best conversion rate across Europe's top-five leagues: from the Argentine jewel to the Premier League's secret weapon
Sol Campbell, Argentina 1998
24 January 2018
From the yellow card of God to straight red cards, Amit Katwala on how World Cup history would be different if VAR had been available in the past
22 January 2018
As the latest issue of FourFourTwo magazine is a ’90s special, we recall the decade's defining contributions to the beautiful game: including sweeper-keepers, a Women's World Cup and everyone's favourite anthem
19 January 2018
They're rarer these days, but Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan could be switching places this month. Amit Katwala regales the game's most outstanding swap deals: featuring getting rid of Fabio Cannavaro and Ian Wright worth his weight in... weights
13 January 2018
In honour of FourFourTwo magazine’s ’90s special, Amit Katwala picks out the best quotes of the decade, from Cantona cracking up to Arsene Wenger's sausages