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Articles by Tim Ellis

Paolo Di Canio
13 January 2018
From f-word rants, to full-on haymakers, to a failure of humour: what happens when the man in the middle fights back?
Diego Costa
13 November 2017
Tim Ellis picks out a handful of stars who chose to represent a country they weren't born in
22 October 2017
After Preston players Eoin Doyle and Jermaine Beckford infamously had to be pulled apart against Sheffield Wednesday last season, Tim Ellis went looking for some other colleagues who didn't get on...
19 October 2017
That save doing the rounds on social media? Pah, he could have thrown his cap on it. Tim Ellis picks out football's most jaw-dropping last-ditch stops
Kanu
17 October 2017
Brede Hangeland baru-baru ini memberitahu bahawa Emmanuel Adebayor pernah hanya duduk di gym dengan secawan kopi dan sibiji mufin. Di sini FourFourTwo menyenaraikan beberapa bintang yang kurang aktif...
Dele Alli Slovakia referee
27 September 2017
Dele Alli will learn in the coming days whether he'll be punished for flipping the bird in England's win over Slovakia earlier this month. Tim Ellis raided the archives for more gestures that landed players in hot water 
17 August 2017
As the summer's international signings grow used to new environments, Tim Ellis on the stories behind the stars who struggled to settle.
9 June 2017
Tim Ellis picks out some of the strangest ever spot-kicks, from Lionel Messi's pan-faced audacity to the one that was retaken SIX times
Vincent Kompany
17 May 2017
Jose Mourinho has regularly questioned the steel of some of his players, but these 11 sacrificed it all to be on the pitch – whether for the team's benefit or for their own glory tends to vary... 
Nigel Pearson, Leicester
2 March 2017
After Carlo Ancelotti flicked the middle finger to Hertha Berlin supporters, Tim Ellis picked out other bosses who were feisty enough to give some back