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Amsterdam’s last night of European glory

IT WAS 14 SEPTEMBER 1994 and Ajax were up against AC Milan. Never before or since had a single football match transversed generations with such poignancy and awe. Under a pregnant Dutch…

Fabio Capello and the iconic AC Milan years

This feature is part of The Football Italia Years Fabio Capello has had many labels throughout his prodigious managerial career; a pragmatist, a tactician and a fierce disciplinarian with a clarity of mind…

The pragmatic success story of Fabio Capello

Fabio Capello appeared to be on the brink. Two victories in his last 10 games in charge of the Russia national team prompted a crisis meeting with his bosses on Wednesday, talks that…