A-Z of the 2000s: Didier Drogba

Over the course of the 2000s, how strikers played changed vastly, and much of this was down to the attributes Didier Drogba brought to his game

Names of the Nineties: Georgi Kinkladze

In spite of all the glory that has come City’s way recently, Kinkladze is still remembered as a hero of the 90s and one of their finest natural talents

Names of the Nineties: Alan Shearer

He may not have won the trophies that his talent deserved but Alan Shearer remains the most deadly and effective striker in Premier League history

Names of the Nineties: Matthew Le Tissier

Le Tissier was an enigma, an instinctive talent who could defy the norm, and he will go down as one of the finest of the first decade of the Premier League

Totò Schillaci: the unlikely hero of Italia 90

With a modest record, Salvatore Schillaci headed to Italia 90 as the Azzurri’s final player. What followed was the most glorious but brief summer in the sun