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Names of the Nineties: Pierre van Hooijdonk

Troublemaker or misunderstood genius? The jury remains out. Either way, Pierre van Hooijdonk was anything but boring during his British odyssey

Neil Lennon and the art of survival

FOOTBALL DOESN’T CARE WHERE YOU’VE COME FROM. It doesn’t care how hard you’ve worked, or how much you deserve a break. It’s a brutal business, unsuited to the weak of spirit and brittle…

Kenny Dalglish: a reluctant hero of contrasting qualities

Illustration by Federico Manasse Kenny Dalglish is a man of contrasting qualities. He’s a deceptive five foot eight inches, yet immense in stature. He is often adorned with a seemingly prickly demeanour,…

The colossal impact of Mark Viduka

Illustration by Federico Manasse The abiding memory of Mark Viduka in the Premier League is that of a brooding bulldog forward, lazily monikered with the ‘good touch for a big man’ tag. The…