Articles by Gary Parkinson

Paul Gascoigne Italia 90
22 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...
Robin van Persie 2012/13
10 March 2018
A manager smarting from Manchester City's success and a player thirsting for long-awaited glory joined forces. Gary Parkinson on how a dominant Dutchman gave Alex Ferguson the perfect send-off
Ryan Giggs, Phil Neville
16 January 2018
The notions of Ryan Giggs and Phil Neville in international hot seats have caused concern – but then so did the hirings of experienced heads including Allardyce, Moyes and Hodgson this season. Is there a way to win? Gary Parkinson ponders...
20 May 2017
Does strife really begin at 40 as teams knock off for summer? FourFourTwo crunches the numbers
Ashley Cole
13 May 2017
France and Monaco both have left-backs as leaders. What about Britain?
12 February 2017
Missed last night's Premier League action? Fret not, we got everything rounded up for you... 
Graham Taylor
13 January 2017
The former Watford, Aston Villa and England manager has died aged 72. FourFourTwo.com’s global digital editor Gary Parkinson reflects on a man who never stopped loving the game – even when others tried their hardest to degrade him
9 December 2016
Shankly, Busby, Revie, players in towels ands the woman who washes Northampton’s kit: Peter Robinson’s camera snapped them all in a classic season.
18 October 2016
Analysis of a legend as Wayne Rooney closes in on a Premier League record…
28 September 2016
Sam Allardyce is no longer England manager. FourFourTwo's Global Digital Editor Gary Parkinson, who has interviewed Allardyce on more than a dozen occasions, has an idea why