Andrew Murray is a freelance journalist, who regularly contributes to both the FourFourTwo magazine and website. Formerly a senior staff writer at FFT and a fluent Spanish speaker, he has interviewed major names such as Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, Sergio Aguero and Xavi. He was also named PPA New Consumer Journalist of the Year 2015.
Atlético Madrid The Argentine has performed miracles during his nine years at the helm, taking Atletico from 13th in La Liga to title winners and European trophies – now he bids for Champions League glory
LONGREAD Barcelona play Europa League football tonight for the first time in over a decade, as both they and rivals Real Madrid are finally having to contend with years of overspending. This is how Spanish football started to struggle
Left out of Spain's Euros squad, now Sergio Ramos could potentially be jettisoned from PSG. Is time up for the art-loving anarchist we love to hate?
El Clasico Barcelona and Real Madrid despise one another - but it took a symbiotic relationship in the noughties to make their rivalry the biggest in world football. Ahead of Sunday's Clasico, FFT delves into the blossoming of a bitter romance
Watford manager Xisco Muñoz led the Hornets back up after glory at Dinamo Tbilisi – just don’t expect a duet with Elton John, as he tells FourFourTwo in an exclusive chat...
UEFA Champions League A trio of players each with 100+ Premier League goals, plus the league's most enduring goalkeeper. How did this lot never play in the Champions League? Andrew Murray explains
Cristiano Ronaldo is back where it all began - but how good was he back then? FourFourTwo runs the numbers to find out who was better between him and Mbappe at the same age
Year Zero Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Portugal and soared in Spain: but really, he was made in Manchester. This is the story of how he turned around a rocky reputation and strapped a rocket launcher to his career
Eating rats, doubting Lionel Messi and Mark Lawrenson losing face – these big calls went badly wrong...
Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool suffered from injuries, a lack of Anfield crowd and an inexplicable loss of form last season. Twelve months on from ending that 30-year title wait, can the Reds rise again this season? Virgil van Dijk is back, after all...
Euro 2020 The Czech Republic beat 10-man Netherlands 2-0 with a display of ruthless counter-attacking after Matthijs de Ligt was sent off for handball
Euro 2020 The Czech Republic knock out the Netherlands with Tomas Holes the hero and Matthijs de Ligt the red-carded Dutch villain
Euro 2020 Croatia beat Scotland 3-1 thanks to a Luka Modric goal and assist, knocking out Steve Clarke's side in the group stage
Euro 2020 England vs Czech Republic will decide who wins Euro 2020 Group D, but does either side actually want to? Our writers select who they would start...
Tottenham have been on the hunt for a new manager since April 19. FFT looks back at the main candidates from Daniel Levy's two months of speed dating
Italy beat Wales 1-0 to top Group A, but Robert Page's men still finished runners-up as the Azzurri extend their unbeaten run to 30 games...
Wales beat Turkey 2-0 thanks to an inspired Gareth Bale and Dan James in a baking Baku to go within touching distance of the last 16
Premier League In 1992, a group broke away from Division 1 to form a brand new league with an exciting revenue model. Sound familiar? Andrew Murray remembers the first-ever Premier League season
Andy Murray ponders whether Jose Mourinho’s forgotten pair are doing it their way, without their manager’s help…
Edinson Cavani is merely the latest in a long line of outstanding talents to fall victim of Britain's insular footballing opinions
In 2000, Deportivo became Spanish champions – now, they’re languishing in the third tier for the first time since 1981. How on Earth did things get so bad? FFT goes in search of answers
FFT 100 Greatest Diego Maradona has died, aged 60. The force of his exceptional talent and willpower bent the football world to his reality to such at extent that in 2017, we ranked him the greatest to ever play the game
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