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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

Matthew Le Tissier: the last golden boy of a golden era

One look at the psychedelic maelstrom of noise and colour was enough to convince me to turn back at once. As our train pulled into Zürich Hauptbahnhof, the sight of thousands of techno-house enthusiasts crowding…

Why have England traditionally feared the fantasista?

The tradition within English football has always been to value hard work, physicality and determination over skill, technique and flair. It is a conundrum to me that, when football is known as…