Ben Gilbert's series on the cultural roots of football draws to a close by looking at the TV shows that have sent the sport up.
Ben Gilbert raises a broken glass to the wayward stars, anti-heroes and flawed geniuses that have graced the sport since the 60s.
This week we present the evidence that proves there's nothing better than a player comically belting the ball into his own net.
We investigate social media's impact on the sport and wonder if Paul Pogba would ever pin ears onto Jose Mourninho's head during a press conference.
With the Premier League season now more than halfway through and the 2018 transfer market coming to a close, what happens next?
With the Premier League season more than halfway complete and the 2018 transfer market coming to a close, what happens next?
After Harry Kane broke former Newcastle legend Shearer's Premier League record, we crunch the numbers on the two goal machines.
Ben Gilbert unearths the interviews from TV hell to find out what happens when you ask football’s finest a really stupid question.
Hitler, Trump, FIFA, Forest Green Rovers and Maradona are the stars in our retelling of improbable sporting stories.
We're on the terraces of every Premier League team singing along to the chants that define a club’s culture and personality.
Ben Gilbert is in the Cathedral of Nightmares watching How Did He Miss That FC struggle to string one pass together.
This week we venture to half-empty stadiums across the country to find the best goals scored in the lower leagues.
This week we listen to the sounds of soccer and wonder if Glenn Hoddle will one day be punished for his crimes against the charts.
Ben Gilbert opens up the sport’s unique dictionary to see if there’s a “hatful of chances” inside Mario Balotelli’s amazing headgear.
We chart the sport’s evolution on computers and consoles and wonder if football is now imitating video games, just as an ancient philosophiser once predicted.
Ben Gilbert goes goggle-eyed at the football flicks, tricks, feints and skills that defy science and the limits of our imagination.
Ben Gilbert ponders how Real Madrid starlet Marco Asensio would get on in "mob football" as his journey through the sport's history continues.
In a new series, we explore the cultural roots of football and wonder if Ebenezer Cobb Morley should be seen in the same influential light as Pele, Puskas, Rivellino and Ronaldo.