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Articles by Amit Katwala

Zinedine Zidane World Cup 2006
29 May 2018
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
19 April 2018
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
Jermain Defoe
10 April 2018
Sometimes life is just cruel. A combination of bad luck, circumstance and blinding loyalty meant this diamond dozen ended their careers without a single medal on their mantel
2 April 2018
Rancid filth. From drunken captains to dour managers, this lot are simply and statistically the worst sides ever to compete in England’s top flight since 1992/93
16 February 2018
World Cup winners, multiple Champions League victors and more. We're not saying this lot were bad footballers, but their epic trophy hauls probably surpass their ability...
Sol Campbell, Argentina 1998
23 January 2018
From the yellow card of God to straight red cards, Amit Katwala on how World Cup history would be different if VAR had been available in the past
22 January 2018
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
19 January 2018
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
Theo Walcott Everton
16 January 2018
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
David Beckham
14 July 2017
From a swing of the boot at Selhurst Park to becoming one of the most famous footballers in history. Amit Katwala revisits the season that Beckham took off