Football Features

Harry Redknapp: The Games That Changed My Life

Harry Redknapp: The Games That Changed My Life

West Ham winger turned Bournemouth, Hammers, Portsmouth and Tottenham boss picks his six most memorable matches 29 Mar 2017
Quiz! Can you name the 22 players to break the world record transfer fee from 1967-2017?

Quiz! Can you name the 22 players to break the world record transfer fee from 1967-2017?

See how many of these bank-breaking deals you can recall... 28 Mar 2017
Why Dele Alli's evolution is more like that of Cristiano Ronaldo – and not Frank Lampard

Why Dele Alli's evolution is more like that of Cristiano Ronaldo – and not Frank Lampard

Adam Davies explores the England mans rapid development, and ponders whether the 20-year-old could ever become a true No.9 27 Mar 2017
Six years on, where are the stars of Fury today?

Six years on, where are the stars of Fury today?

It’s six years this month since North Queensland Fury had their A-League licence revoked by the FFA in a row over financial instability. 27 Mar 2017
England 2 Lithuania 0: What we really learned

England 2 Lithuania 0: What we really learned

Seb Stafford-Bloor was at Wembley to watch England ease past Lithuania and take control of their World Cup qualifying group. 27 Mar 2017
Quiz! How many of the 54 UEFA nations in World Cup qualifying can you name?

Quiz! How many of the 54 UEFA nations in World Cup qualifying can you name?

Football meets geography (kind of) in FourFourTwos latest brain teaser 25 Mar 2017
Johan Cruyff's final months remembered, by his ghostwriter and dear friend

Johan Cruyff's final months remembered, by his ghostwriter and dear friend

Few people knew the Dutch legend as well as Jaap de Groot, the man who not only ghostwrote hisweekly column for newspaperDe Telegraaf and his 2016 autobiography, MyTurn, but was his close friend for 30 years. A year on fromCruyffsdeath, aged 68, he recalls the moving last leg 25 Mar 2017
Introducing Justin Kluivert: the heir to Patrick who's desperate to follow in his dad's footsteps at Barcelona

Introducing Justin Kluivert: the heir to Patrick who's desperate to follow in his dad's footsteps at Barcelona

Kluivert Snr. represented Ajax, Milan and Barcelona, and scored a goal every other game for the Netherlands but his17-year-old hotshot son islooking good to follow in those footsteps 24 Mar 2017
Introducing Scouting System Pro, football’s next-gen player discovery app like no other

Introducing Scouting System Pro, football’s next-gen player discovery app like no other

Think youve seen everything a scouting app like this can offer? Think again... 23 Mar 2017
Quiz! Can you name England's major tournament squads 1990-2016?

Quiz! Can you name England's major tournament squads 1990-2016?

Dont act like youve got something better to do in this international break... 23 Mar 2017
England fans starting to suspect Golden Generation might not win World Cup

England fans starting to suspect Golden Generation might not win World Cup

Supporters are beginning to worry that the Golden Generation may have had its days,Back of the Netreports 23 Mar 2017
8 signs you're addicted to Football Manager

8 signs you're addicted to Football Manager

Have you fallen prey to the games alluring qualities? Long-time FM addict Fraser Gilbert seeks to diagnose your condition 22 Mar 2017
Should the away goals rule be scrapped? FourFourTwo investigates

Should the away goals rule be scrapped? FourFourTwo investigates

Introduced over 50 years ago to encourage away sides to attack, it's now more likely to have home teams shutting up shop. As Manchester City rue a Champions League exit courtesy of the rule, we discover why... 22 Mar 2017
9 times football fell victim to fake news: arrests, deaths and sex changes

9 times football fell victim to fake news: arrests, deaths and sex changes

Arsene Wenger has dismissed suggestions of first-team assistant Boro Primorac leaving as fake news – already a buzzword of 2017 thanks to a certain White House incumbent. But as Jon Spurling discovers, mistruths in the game were being reported long before Donald Trump got up in grills. Sad! 22 Mar 2017
Chelsea fans' taunts won't bother Jose Mourinho – he's only ever loved himself anyway

Chelsea fans' taunts won't bother Jose Mourinho – he's only ever loved himself anyway

Republik of Mancunia's Scott Patterson explains that the Portugueses relationship with a fan base is usually just a means to an end 22 Mar 2017
The making of N'Golo Kante, by those who witnessed his incredible rise

The making of N'Golo Kante, by those who witnessed his incredible rise

Watching the almost-freakish Frenchman now, it's scarcely believable that he didn't play his first top-flight match until 2014. Just three seasons later the pint-sized force of nature is edging closer towards winning back-to-back Premier League titles but how on earth did the quiet lad from a Parisian suburb get here? 22 Mar 2017
FourFourTwo's water-carrying XI: 11 quietly-brilliant stars who never really got the credit they deserved

FourFourTwo's water-carrying XI: 11 quietly-brilliant stars who never really got the credit they deserved

Its the flamboyant stars who hog the headlines, but as Eric Cantona pointed out with reference to Didier Deschamps, every side needs its share of dependable professionals 22 Mar 2017
Where are they now? Arsene Wenger’s first Arsenal team, October 1996

Where are they now? Arsene Wenger’s first Arsenal team, October 1996

Amit Katwala remembers the side that started the Frenchman's first game in charge of the Gunners more than two decades ago 22 Mar 2017
Why scepticism of Liverpool’s owners is flawed… for now

Why scepticism of Liverpool’s owners is flawed… for now

This Is Anfield's Matt Ladson explains why FSG deserve the benefit of doubt at least for the time being, anyway 22 Mar 2017
Moyes promises good, honest, British failure for Sunderland

Moyes promises good, honest, British failure for Sunderland

Sunderland boss wants to put an end to the Black Cats flashy, cosmopolitan style of play,Back of the Netreports 22 Mar 2017
Quiz! How many of the 56 England goalscorers between 2000 and 2016 can you name?

Quiz! How many of the 56 England goalscorers between 2000 and 2016 can you name?

The Three Lions have produced plenty of net-botherers since the turn of the millennium but how many of them can you recall? 22 Mar 2017