The finest players in the world sometimes don’t quite manage to produce their best on the biggest stage of all. Others seem fired up by the global attention, playing in ways they never could for their club. Here are 25 of the tournament greats...
Joey Barton has been announced as the new Fleetwood manager, taking charge of the League One side in June - but it isn't even close to the strangest managerial appointment in football history. Amit Katwala explains it all
As the latest issue of FourFourTwo magazine is a ’90s special, we recall the decade's defining contributions to the beautiful game: including sweeper-keepers, a Women's World Cup and everyone's favorite anthem
They're rarer these days, but Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan could be switching places this month. Amit Katwala regales the game's most outstanding swap deals: featuring getting rid of Fabio Cannavaro and Ian Wright worth his weight in... weights
As Theo Walcott prepares to bid farewell to Arsenal after over a decade of unfulfilled promise, Amit Katwala looks at the English players who once starred for big teams but ultimately failed to live up to their early potential