Sean Cole is a freelance journalist. He has written for FourFourTwo, BBC Sport and When Saturday Comes among others. A Birmingham City supporter and staunch Nikola Zigic advocate, he once scored a hat-trick at St. Andrew’s (in a half-time game). He also has far too many football shirts and spends far too much time reading the Wikipedia pages of obscure players.
In an interview conducted just months before his passing, Chris Bart-Williams recalls getting his big break at Sheffield Wednesday, hitting heights with Forest and the team-mates and coaches that stuck in his mind
GREATEST GAMES With over 140 caps to her name and a shedload of trophies, former Lionesses star Karen Carney talks FourFourTwo through the greatest games in her distinguished career
The two had an awkward interaction when O’Neill was serving as a pundit at the 1998 World Cup in France
TOP SCORERS EVER Miroslav Klose is the all-time World Cup top scorer, with 16 goals spread across four tournaments for Germany
The Arsenal manager discussed his coaching philosophy with the club’s in-house magazine while still a player
England World Cup stars Declan Rice and Jack Grealish represented Ireland at different stages, but have become England regulars since switching international allegiance
The Leicester City midfielder has been in sparkling form this season, earning a spot at the World Cup
The Portuguese superstar is a free agent after leaving Manchester United by mutual consent last week
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