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Articles by Richard Edwards

Steve Bull 1990
13 June 2018
As England jet off to Russia for their imminent Repino arrival, Richard Edwards regales the Three Lions' previous World Cup hideouts
20 September 2017
Rich Edwards recalls a time when success in the competition was a matter of course for the Merseysiders
England U20 World Cup
16 June 2017
Richard Edwards delves into the unusual career path of the gaffer who led England's talented U20 team to their stunning success in South Korea this summer
Docker Hughes 6.57 Crew
7 June 2017
Docker Hughes’s notorious firm were better known for causing chaos wherever they went in the 1980s, but made headlines of a different kind when their leader ran for office with a madcap manifesto
Newcastle 1995/96
26 April 2017
Super Kev's magnificent Magpies were much loved by neutrals in the '90s. But who was among the Toon Army's Great Entertainers – and what became of them?
18 April 2017
Richard Edwards recalls the game's oddest instances of thievery, including that time David Beckham's car ended up in the hands of Macedonia's interior minister
Jon Obika, Tottenham
26 January 2017
The former Tottenham trainee was farmed out to Yeovil (four times!), Millwall, Crystal Palace, Peterborough, Swindon, Charlton (twice) and Brighton over a five-year period
6 December 2016
It was revealed over the weekend that Mario Balotelli would have pocketed an extra £1m per season at Liverpool if he'd avoided being sent off for violent conduct three times in a campaign. Richard Edwards uncovers more contractual oddities 
23 November 2016
 What the hell happened to the Prem’s worst ever player? 20 years on from that 53-minute horror show, FFT hits the trail of football’s most unlikely cult hero...
Kevin Keegan
19 November 2016
As the two clubs prepare to horns at St Mary, so Richard Edwards takes a look at those who represented both sides of the divide