Between 1964 and 1968, three Manchester United players won the Ballon D’Or. Denis Law was the first, yet receives little of the acclaim of Best and Charlton. this is the story of ‘The King’.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is one of the brightest talents of our age. The midfielder has always stood out from the rest. As the rain pattered down in Oslo, the time for … Continue Reading Exclusive: The inside story of Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and why he can be the best in the world
Upamecano and his rise through the ranks at the Red Bull empire is a story of hard work and genuine talent. RB Leipzig reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions … Continue Reading Dayot Upamecano -The Frenchman flying on Red Bull wings
Dundalk begin their Europa League adventure at home to Molde next week. FTF spoke to Dundalk writer James Rogers about this most remarkable of seasons.
Amadou Haidara is set for a break-out season in the Bundesliga. His path to Germany’s top flight has been an inspiring one. They were playing a game in Bamako amidst … Continue Reading Exclusive: The Inside Story of Amadou Haidara: The RB Leipzig star following Yaya Toure’s footsteps
Hertha Berlin have assembled a young and exciting side. This tactical breakdown looks at the trends of this fascinating team.
Mali’s current football team could become one of the best African teams in recent memory. Here’s why. In 1972, on the turf of the newly built Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Congo … Continue Reading Rising Nations: Mali’s latest generation with an eye on the Qatar World Cup
Matthew Briggs talks Premier League record, working on a building site and fighting back from nothing
Matthew Briggs became the youngest player to feature in the Premier League in 2007. His career since has been a fascinating journey back to the top. Matthew Briggs was walking … Continue Reading Matthew Briggs talks Premier League record, working on a building site and fighting back from nothing
The latest in our Rising Nations series sees guest writer Alfie Wilson analyse the Euro qualification of Ukraine; a team on the up.
Anthony Yeboah is fondly remembered for his time in Yorkshire. However, he had a significant impact on German football as well. On the 31st of May, 2020, Marcus Thuram scored … Continue Reading Anthony Yeboah -The man who rose above and beyond the rest
From Real Madrid and Barcelona, this is the story of how Croatian, Robert Prosinecki, found his home in Portsmouth. Football has been through some drastic changes in the last 20 … Continue Reading An ode to Robert Prosinecki: The Marlborough fuelled gold dust
Son Heung-min is a modern superstar. It is often forgotten just what a rise he has had, to become one of the best in Europe. This is his story, with insight from Steve Price.
The Finnish side from Kuopio are one match away from making history and qualifying to the Europa League. In Finland, when it comes to football, HJK Helsinki have been the … Continue Reading Kuopion Palloseura: One step away from making history
Ferenc Puskas is an icon, arguably one of the best players to have never won the Ballon D’or and his legacy is indelible. Kispest is a small suburban district on … Continue Reading Remembering the legacy of Ferenc Puskas: A personal story
Marcus Thuram is one of Europe’s most exciting young forwards, with a talent and smile to forge a legacy. This is his story, with exclusive insight from his youth coach.
From ‘Total Football’ to ‘Total Failure’ and back again? A new generation of Dutch footballers look set to write a new chapter in the country’s illustrious football history. Almost half … Continue Reading Rising Nations: Can the new Dutch generation emulate the golden teams of the past?