Steven Scragg

Senior Writer

A-Z of the 2000s: Xabi Alonso

The owner of an absorbent footballing brain, Xabi Alonso would become one of the world’s most perceptive and intelligent midfielders in the 2000s

Names of the Nineties: Saša Ćurčić

Saša Ćurčić, a volatile personality and gifted footballer, remains one of the first true instances of the Premier League boom and bust future