Football Features

Riyad Mahrez watches on awkwardly as Algeria manager Rabah Madjer launches astonishing rant at journalist

Riyad Mahrez watches on awkwardly as Algeria manager Rabah Madjer launches astonishing rant at journalist

They may have just beaten the Central African Republic 3-0, but Madjer was livid when questioned about his sides failure to qualify for the World Cup... 17 Nov 2017
Michael Owen: Why I signed for Manchester United and Newcastle, not Rafa Benitez

Michael Owen: Why I signed for Manchester United and Newcastle, not Rafa Benitez

BT Sport pundit tells FourFourTwo just how close he came to linking up with Rafa again at Liverpool 17 Nov 2017
Ebbsfleet United have done a fine thing to satisfy the internet – and make money for charity

Ebbsfleet United have done a fine thing to satisfy the internet – and make money for charity

Fleetdefender Yado Mambo willfinally besynched with Lou Begas 1999 pop classic and all for a great cause 17 Nov 2017
Non-league Torquay ambitiously optimistic of signing former Marseille, France U21 striker

Non-league Torquay ambitiously optimistic of signing former Marseille, France U21 striker

The National League outfit are in a strong position to sign ex-Ligue 1 hitman GuyGnabouyou, says manager Gary Owers 17 Nov 2017
Ex-Southampton striker Dani Osvaldo retired because he prefers "barbecue and beer"

Ex-Southampton striker Dani Osvaldo retired because he prefers "barbecue and beer"

The ex-Juventus hitman-turned-rockerexplains why he turned downJorge Sampaolis offer to join Sevilla last year 17 Nov 2017
Adelaide United's Daniel Adlung fires in sensational rocket against Central Coast Mariners

Adelaide United's Daniel Adlung fires in sensational rocket against Central Coast Mariners

Adlung showeda no-nonsense approach to scoring from range for the visitors. Woof! 16 Nov 2017
Quiz! Can you name all 32 teams who'll be at the 2018 World Cup?

Quiz! Can you name all 32 teams who'll be at the 2018 World Cup?

With every slot now accounted for, can you name the national sides youll definitely be seeing next summer? 16 Nov 2017
Peru's Christian Cueva kicks corner flag instead of the ball against New Zealand

Peru's Christian Cueva kicks corner flag instead of the ball against New Zealand

Cueva created a weird silence around the Estadio Nacional Limaafter he completely messed up his set-piece 16 Nov 2017
Peruvians are doing absolutely everything to disrupt play-off opponents New Zealand

Peruvians are doing absolutely everything to disrupt play-off opponents New Zealand

First it was delayed flights and bus rides andnow Peru fans have let off fireworks outside the NZ team hotel... at 2.50am 16 Nov 2017
Cape Verde goalkeeper attempts 360-degree spin around striker – and it doesn't go well

Cape Verde goalkeeper attempts 360-degree spin around striker – and it doesn't go well

Mario Evora triedto roulette his way around Burkina Faso forward Prejuce Nakoulma...with disastrous consequences 16 Nov 2017
4 things we learned while watching England-Brazil and attempting to cook sole meunière

4 things we learned while watching England-Brazil and attempting to cook sole meunière

Who knew multitasking could be so enlightening forBack of the Net? Here they are with some real learnings 16 Nov 2017
Bury chairman slams his own managerless team after shock FA Cup exit

Bury chairman slams his own managerless team after shock FA Cup exit

I can 100% state that it was not good enough, Stewart Day wrote on the clubs official site,after the League One club went out to non-league Woking 16 Nov 2017
Watch: Christian Eriksen nets sublime first-time strike in 5-1 Republic of Ireland rout

Watch: Christian Eriksen nets sublime first-time strike in 5-1 Republic of Ireland rout

The Tottenham midfielder kicked off his hat-trick in Dublinwith a fine effort from the edge of the box 15 Nov 2017
USA goalkeeper Ethan Horvath concedes absolute howler against Portugal

USA goalkeeper Ethan Horvath concedes absolute howler against Portugal

Horvath let a harmless cross slip through his legs, helping the hosts to a draw on Tuesday night 15 Nov 2017
Julio Baptista: These are the games that changed my life

Julio Baptista: These are the games that changed my life

The Brazilian tells FFT about his favourites, includingmatches for Sevilla, Arsenal, Real Madrid and Brazil 15 Nov 2017
Quiz! How many of the players who started England 1-2 Brazil (2002) can you name?

Quiz! How many of the players who started England 1-2 Brazil (2002) can you name?

As the Three Lions prepare to host the esteemed Seleção at Wembley on Tuesday night, we're quizzing you on a game over 15 years ago... 14 Nov 2017
Anthony Modeste donates 450 tickets to children for Germany vs France friendly

Anthony Modeste donates 450 tickets to children for Germany vs France friendly

The altrustic Tianjin Quanjian striker, formerly of Blackburn and Cologne, has given generously for Tuesday night's game (Wednesday 6.45am AEDT). 14 Nov 2017
Ronaldinho nets screamer against ex-Barcelona team-mate Carles Puyol

Ronaldinho nets screamer against ex-Barcelona team-mate Carles Puyol

Yes, of course he's still got it. The former Barcelona star scores from 35 yards out in a peace match in Mexico. 14 Nov 2017
Nimes' Gaetan Paquiez nets sensational last-minute lob with 15 seconds of cup match remaining

Nimes' Gaetan Paquiez nets sensational last-minute lob with 15 seconds of cup match remaining

Paquiez earned his side a Coupe de France victory with a stunning winner. 14 Nov 2017
Ex-Sunderland striker Roy O'Donovan misses absolute sitter in A-League

Ex-Sunderland striker Roy O'Donovan misses absolute sitter in A-League

ODonovan hadbeen in prolific form this season until it all went wrong for him on Saturday 13 Nov 2017
Peterborough's Marcus Maddison embarrasses himself with awful playacting against AFC Wimbledon

Peterborough's Marcus Maddison embarrasses himself with awful playacting against AFC Wimbledon

Maddison fell to the ground pathetically after a handbagsincidentwith Liam Trotter 13 Nov 2017