Football Features

10 of football's weirdest streaks and hoodoos

10 of football's weirdest streaks and hoodoos

Jack Rodwell has now started 35 Premier League matches for Sunderland without tasting victory. Tom Carter and Tom Phillips hunted down a clutch of other oddities 17 Jan 2017
Quiz! Can you match the Chinese Super League player to their club?

Quiz! Can you match the Chinese Super League player to their club?

Its been a busy old summer in the Far East but do you have a clue whos moved where? 17 Jan 2017
Guardiola treats Man City players to morale-boosting Nando's

Guardiola treats Man City players to morale-boosting Nando's

John Stones under fire for choice of lemon and herb, report Back of the Net 17 Jan 2017
The truth behind the transfer window rumour mill, by those in the know

The truth behind the transfer window rumour mill, by those in the know

Once mere space-filler, the tabloid transfer story is now huge for players, fans and clubs alike. But who dances to whose tune? FourFourTwo asks the protagonists... 17 Jan 2017
The 25 most expensive football players in the world right now

The 25 most expensive football players in the world right now

Who's the dearest player to buy in the world right now? Try again 17 Jan 2017
"Oh God... what have we done?!" The 11 worst January transfer deals

"Oh God... what have we done?!" The 11 worst January transfer deals

Greg Lea picks out some of the biggest (and most costly) mistakes made by top-flight sides in the winter window. Watch out! 16 Jan 2017
Transfer news LIVE: Icardi, Srna, Cavani, Aubameyang and more

Transfer news LIVE: Icardi, Srna, Cavani, Aubameyang and more

FourFourTwos specially-selected smorgasbord of the latest transfer news, rumours and confirmed moves - from reputable sources only 16 Jan 2017
Analysis: Swans unable to climb up from the depths as Arsenal put them to the sword

Analysis: Swans unable to climb up from the depths as Arsenal put them to the sword

Seb Stafford-Bloorheaded to the Liberty to see if the sorry south Wales side could improve in Paul Clements first Premier League game 15 Jan 2017
Saturday Premier League wrap: The things you might have missed

Saturday Premier League wrap: The things you might have missed

Catch up on the days big results and the stories behind them 15 Jan 2017
Back of the Net's definitely serious Africa Cup of Nations 2017 preview

Back of the Net's definitely serious Africa Cup of Nations 2017 preview

The Africa Cup of Nations is almost certainly about to start.Back of the Netpreviews events in Gabon... 14 Jan 2017
Who is Ishak Belfodil? Meet Everton's unpredictable new attacker once compared to Ibra

Who is Ishak Belfodil? Meet Everton's unpredictable new attacker once compared to Ibra

With the 25-year-oldAlgerianset to join the Toffees from Standard Liege, Michael Yokhin takes a look at his up-and-down career to date 14 Jan 2017
Quiz! Name the past and present Premier League players in AFCON 2017 squads

Quiz! Name the past and present Premier League players in AFCON 2017 squads

Know your Mali from Morocco? Then step right this way for our latest quizzical offering 13 Jan 2017
The 7 best sporting directors in world football right now

The 7 best sporting directors in world football right now

Strategic planning often goes out of the window in the January market, when an intermediary between the board and manager can be invaluable. Blair Newman picks out the best in the business. 13 Jan 2017
When Manchester United won their first 10 games – and still gifted the title to Liverpool

When Manchester United won their first 10 games – and still gifted the title to Liverpool

Thirty-one seasons ago, Ron Atkinsons Red Devils set off like a train but went badly off the rails as their bitter rivals steamed past them. Jon Spurling blows the dust off the history books 13 Jan 2017
Farewell, Graham Taylor: a genuine English great who flew in the face of indignity

Farewell, Graham Taylor: a genuine English great who flew in the face of indignity

The former Watford, Aston Villa and England manager has died aged 72. FourFourTwo.coms global digital editor Gary Parkinson reflects on a man who never stopped loving the game even when others tried their hardest to degrade him 13 Jan 2017
Quiz! How many of the players with 100 Premier League goals can you name?

Quiz! How many of the players with 100 Premier League goals can you name?

With a new contract at Stoke under his belt and two goals in his last two Premier League games, Peter Crouch is close to hitting the ton on 98 top-flight strikes. But can you remember the 25 others who've already achieved the feat? 13 Jan 2017
Former hostage Terry Waite calls for Payet release

Former hostage Terry Waite calls for Payet release

Humanitarian workers across the world have rallied around Dimitri Payet,Back of the Netreports 13 Jan 2017
A sense of humour that shines through: Graham Taylor's Ask A Silly Question

A sense of humour that shines through: Graham Taylor's Ask A Silly Question

The former England manager, who sadly passed away today, answers silly questions for FourFourTwo in July 2009 13 Jan 2017
Has Antonio Conte finally ended Roman Abramovich's quest for sexy football?

Has Antonio Conte finally ended Roman Abramovich's quest for sexy football?

Maybe just maybe Chelseas oligarch overlord has found what hes been looking for all along, writes Alex Hess 12 Jan 2017
Watch out, Payet: 5 wantaway players who regretted what they wished for

Watch out, Payet: 5 wantaway players who regretted what they wished for

West Hams star man wants to leave, according to boss Slaven Bilic. But history shows things dont always turn out so well, writesRobert OConnor 12 Jan 2017
Vincent Janssen has bounced back from failure before – but Spurs don't know how to use him best yet

Vincent Janssen has bounced back from failure before – but Spurs don't know how to use him best yet

The 17m summer signing has already been likened to Spurs struggler Roberto Soldado but Seb Stafford-Bloor explains why the 22-year-old is still desperately trying to find his feet in north London 12 Jan 2017