Chris joined FourFourTwo in 2015 and has reported from 20 countries, in places as varied as Jerusalem and the Arctic Circle. He's interviewed Pele, Zlatan and Santa Claus (it's a long story), as well as covering the World Cup, Euro 2020 and the Clasico. He previously spent 10 years as a newspaper journalist, and completed the 92 in 2017.
The Arsenal star was man of the match against the Czech Republic for England, to strengthen his case for a start in Euro 2020's last-16
Raheem Sterling's goal ensured that England finished top of Group D - FFT's Chris Flanagan was at Wembley to assess the action
West Ham's Tomas Soucek once had to train amid dog muck in the Czech Republic. After propelling the Hammers up the Premier League table and into the Europa League, the midfielder is now ready to inflict some (more) misery on England
England weren't at their fluent best against Scotland in Friday's Euro 2020 clash - if they want goals, they could go back to a tried-and-tested trio
England vs Scotland was far from a classic – but FFT's Chris Flanagan was at Wembley to assess the action from the Three Lions' perspective
After qualifying for Euro 2020, Joe Allen boogied with Wales fans on the streets of Cardiff – then almost missed the tournament through injury one year ago. As you might imagine, then, he’s rather grateful for the second chance…
England's Euros record makes for pitiful reading, but with their Euro 2020 campaign set to take place almost entirely on home soil - if all goes to plan - and the brightest collection of talent in years, they have every reason for optimism this summer
The Manchester City wide man won the game against Croatia - FFT's Chris Flanagan explains why he's still vital for England
A year late, Euro 2020 now celebrates the less snappy 61st anniversary of the first European Championship, when the Soviet Union took the inaugural continental crown. Things have changed a bit...
Didier Drogba knew that the 2012 Champions League Final was his one chance to win Europe’s top prize before the Blues’ stars were split up. In an astonishing season of turmoil at Stamford Bridge, that waltz to glory never looked likely – and yet...
In 2008, Rio Ferdinand added his name to an exclusive list of Manchester United captains to lift Ol’ Big Ears – and changed his life forever. He recalls the ecstasy of victory in Moscow, plus more defining moments that made him playing for West Ham, Leeds and England
Aaron Ramsey experienced the greatest summer of his life five years ago, playing an integral role as Wales stunned the continent. As they prepare to go again, their ambitions remain limitless – though radical hairstyles may be off this time...
He's on the precipice of conquering Europe with Manchester United once more - let's look back at when we met Ole back in 2016...
Let's look back at the good, the bad and the ugly of this last season and the people who defined this strange campaign
Brentford forward Ivan Toney was recently crowned FFT's best player in the Football League, but the goal-hungry has his sights set on Premier League glory too...
FFT presents our annual rundown of the finest players from outside the top flight, as voted for by you, the fans...
After a remarkable turnaround, the Trotters are back in League One - prompting an emotional first meeting with their fans
Wayne Rooney began life as Derby County manager in impressive fashion, but the harsh reality of the Championship soon hit for the Manchester United and England legend
Thierry Henry made Arsenal fans the envy of football over eight years in north London, but little has gone his way in the dugout to date. The Gunners great talks FFT through his battle as a boss – and why the dream of coaching his beloved club will never die
Last July, football mourned after losing one of its greatest ever characters; a man loved in not one but two nations thanks to his outstanding work as both a player and manager
After years of decline, the Trotters have undergone an astonishing revival. FFT was at Forest Green on Saturday to find out why
LONGREAD Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min was already an icon in South Korea, but Son-mania has now gone global. From failed trials at Portsmouth to idol status in Seoul, this is the in-depth story of the greatest Asian footballer of all time...
Some of us are being cautious, while others are going full-out attack - here are our 23-man squads for this summer's tournament
The Bergamo region of Italy was one of Europe's worst-hit areas in the first wave of coronavirus – and Atalanta's debut Champions League campaign may have contributed to it
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