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Articles by Andrew Murray

Socrates World Cup 1982
8 June 2018
The great icon of Brazilian football never went beyond a World Cup quarterfinal... but that was never his priority
Zinedine Zidane
31 May 2018
After Zinedine Zidane resigned from Real Madrid having won three Champions Leagues in under three full seasons, his successor has almighty shoes to fill. As these examples show, it can be done - or it can go very wrong indeed
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 ...
Messi, Fabregas, Pique Ansias
15 March 2018
In the early 2000s, three greats played in the same side at Barcelona’s La Masia academy for a season – and blew all of their rivals away
13 March 2018
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata on his speed of thought, scoring with both feet and playing as a lone striker
16 February 2018
We look at how Mauricio Pochettino's schooling under Marcelo Bielsa and career as a centre-back prepared him for management
8 January 2018
Twenty-five seasons after its inception, Andrew Murray remembers the Premier League's very first campaign – and boy were things very different... 
3 January 2018
Andy Murray was at Stamford Bridge for Chelsea's final game of 2017, getting the lowdown on the defending champions ahead of tonight’s match with Arsenal
8 October 2017
Arrogant? Perhaps. Aloof? Yes. Adored by everybody? Absolutely. As football’s last great luxury player, FourFourTwo discovers what made Andrea Pirlo calcio’s king of cool. Words: Andrew Murray (additional reporting by Alison Ratcliffe and Alberto Santi)
Marco Asensio
13 September 2017
FFT's Andrew Murray picks out some strange ailments from across the world of soccer.