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Articles by Neil Billingham

21 January 2016
After Kevin Nolan was appointed Leyton Orient player-boss, FFT delves into the archives to explore the history of a decreasingly common phenomenon...
6 June 2014
Neil Billingham looks at how one World Cup group game did more to repair relations between two nations than decades of diplomacy...
6 June 2014
With the world expecting Ronaldo or Batistuta to pick up the prize, it was something of a surprise to see it won by a player from a country that only gained independence seven years previously...
4 June 2014
The record-breaking Russia striker tells Neil Billingham what it's like to score five (five!) in one match...
2 June 2014
New Zealand's famously resolute showing in South Africa in 2010 wasn't the first time the All Whites have made friends and influenced people at the world's biggest sporting event, as Neil Billingham explains...
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7 December 2011
There’s plenty you can do before putting your boots on, as Liverpool’s explosive midfielder, James Milner explains
1 December 2011
In late 2011, the Blades met the Owls in the third tier for only the third time in the 121 years of the Sheffield derby. FourFourTwo's Neil Billingham was there to watch...