Retro News and Features
Johan Cruyff Four years on from his passing, we look at the enduring legacy Johan Cruyff left at the Nou Camp – and what it means for football worldwide today
Action Replay They face Flamengo tonight, as they did in 1981 – but three years later, Joe Fagan’s Reds took on Argentine club Independiente for the honour of becoming world club champions. In order to win it, they would have to overcome one of South America’s finest cup teams and a miserable English record in the competition
Arsenal Jon Spurling on the controversial figure who took Arsenal to Highbury over a hundred years ago
Retro A Zinedine Zidane poster stirs nostalgia and memories of unpolished mavericks, but you can't take age and appreciation for granted
Retro Rich Edwards reflects on the despised Football League Super Cup that aimed to compensate for English clubs' European exile
Arsenal It may have been a tidy bit of business for Arsene Wenger, but the saga surrounding the prodigious young striker’s transfer left a shadow over his career
Arsenal With Arsenal in the middle of their US pre season tour, Jon Spurling explains how ex-vice chairman David Dein's obsession with stateside soccer helped transform an ailing club
Retro Think of your worst nightmare on a football pitch and then times it by 10 – for that was the agonising ordeal Argentina’s striker suffered at the 1999 Copa America
My Greatest Goal The snake-hipped star dazzled Joe Marshall at the Riverside two decades ago – though alas for the Georgian, Manchester City’s defence did anything but
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