Fowler: Sturridge promise was obvious at Man City

That prodigous scamp was a precocious Daniel Sturridge during his early years at Manchester City, where Fowler spent three years from 2003-06.

But while the man Anfield's Kop used to call 'God' knew of the potential star waiting to make his mark, little did he know it was Sturridge who would be following in his footsteps hoping to scale the same heights on Merseyside. 

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Joe Brewin

Joe was the Deputy Editor at FourFourTwo until 2022, having risen through the FFT academy and been on the brand since 2013 in various capacities. 

By weekend and frustrating midweek night he is a Leicester City fan, and in 2020 co-wrote the autobiography of former Foxes winger Matt Piper – subsequently listed for both the Telegraph and William Hill Sports Book of the Year awards.