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World Cup 1974
6 June 2018
World Cup icons: Cruyff vs Beckenbauer – how great rivals became great friends (1974)
Rarely do the two best player's face each other in a World Cup final; they did in 1974, though ...
16 January 2018
9 times clubs REALLY regretted letting a star join their rivals
Oh Arsenal, it's happening again: Alexis Sanchez looks all set for a Manchester United move this week. Here's what happened when these other top players signed for a direct rival
FFT 100 Greatest
31 July 2017
How do you judge the best player of all time? FourFourTwo's writers make their picks
What’s your process for judging the best players that football has ever seen? Here’s some alternative takes on the all-time greatest
FFT 100 Greatest
28 July 2017
FourFourTwo's 100 Greatest Footballers EVER: No. 4, Johan Cruyff
As influential with his ideas as he was with his feet, the impact of Cruyff’s genius echoes through the game today.
8 December 2016
In the mag: Men of the Year exclusives! Santa's relegation shame!
Get your hands on the latest edition of
magazine – available
on iPad and iPhone
from Wednesday, December 7
20 November 2016
6 soccer tactics that changed the game as we know it
Tactical revolutions have come in various guises.
guides you through the most impactful ones the game has seen.
25 March 2016
Ever the Diplomat: Johan Cruyff's time in D.C.
Johan Cruyff died at age 68 on Thursday. He is remembered for his time at Barcelona, Ajax and with the Netherlands, but he made an impact in the U.S., too.
19 November 2015
Hat-tricks, hell-raising and high treason: 10 huge Clásico debuts
With several young upstarts hoping to make their Clásico bows this Saturday, Matthew Gault revisits some of the most unforgettable first-time performances in football’s ultimate rivalry...
22 October 2015
How Johan Cruyff reinvented modern football at Barcelona
Barcelona was far from a happy place when Johan Cruyff walked back through the door as coach in 1988. More than 25 years on, his legacy is keenly felt at the Nou Camp and beyond, writes
18 July 2015
Laporta: Barcelona must become 'more than a club' again, and La Masia is the way forward
talks to the Barcelona presidential candidate hoping for re-election and to return the club to lofty heights on and off the pitch...