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Names of the Nineties: David Ginola

Ginola was an enigmatic footballer who played with his heart on his sleeve – and his charisma and talent would see him become a true cult hero

When God was Bulgarian

Football folklore is replete with tales of unfancied teams fighting back in the face of seemingly overwhelming adversity, recovering from an apparently inevitable defeat to down one of the giants of the game;…

A potted history of the Toulon Tournament

If footballers were like fine wine, maturing with age, then the prestigious Toulon Tournament award for the best player would represent a who’s who list of world football’s best players, both past and…

The unfulfilled international career of David Ginola

November 17, 1993. Almost 50,000 fans packed into the Parc des Princes, the majority of whom were expectant Frenchmen, preparing to celebrate their qualification for USA 94; a first at international football’s…