Ronaldo redemption 2002 World Cup
11 June 2018
A seizure denied Ronaldo the 1998 World Cup winner’s medal he and many others felt he deserved. Then a string of career-threatening injuries left him facing a long and painful battle against his own body
Brazil 1998 airport advert
7 June 2018
What happens when footballers are trapped in the world’s most boring place? The story behind the making of football's most iconic advert ...
Alex Ferguson Mexico '86
18 May 2018
After the untimely death of Jock Stein, Alex Ferguson led Scotland to a World Cup with what many believed was their best-ever side. Things didn’t quite go to plan, however ...
Mo Salah
1 May 2018
The Egyptian has been making up for lost time since returning to England’s top flight, making sure Reds’ fans haven't missed Philippe Coutinho. Little wonder he’s been crowned the King of the Kop ...
Arsene Wenger Nagoya Grampus Eight
29 April 2018
Before Arsenal and the Premier League, there was Nagoya and the J.League. John Duerden remembers Wenger's halcyon days
11 April 2018
Everybody talks about it, from confused TV pundits to bluffing pub bores – but where did pressing come from in the first place? Uli Hesse has the answers...
Portrait: Richard Cannon
9 April 2018
What did he do to aggravate the Gunners so much? How well did he really get on with Alan Shearer? And why didn't things work out with Gordon Strachan at Celtic? YOUR questions answered in February 2018...
Gennaro Gattuso
5 April 2018
He made a career from harnessing his inner rage for club and country. But, as the now-Milan manager admits, every now and then ‘the animal inside would come out’ – with dire consequences for anyone in striking distance. Teammates included…
Nigel Pearson Leuven
28 March 2018
His tenure at Leicester may be remembered for touchline scraps and press room spats, but as FFT heads to Belgium to meet the boss of Leuven, we find a man who’s calm. Eerily calm…
Paul Gascoigne Italia 90
22 March 2018
In the 1980s, football was at an all-time low – but Gazza's tears helped to usher in an era that saw the game return to its place at the heart of British popular culture. Gary Parkinson remembers the renaissance...

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